Tony Gwynn

American professional baseball right fielder; 1960-2014

Tony Gwynn (May 9, 1960 - June 16, 2014) was an American baseball player. He was a Major League Baseball player for the San Diego Padres. He played from 1982 to 2001.[1] Gwynn was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007. His son, Tony Gwynn Jr, currently plays for the Padres.[2] He has a brother named Chris who played for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Padres.

Tony Gwynn in 2011

Gwynn died of salivary gland cancer in Poway, California.[3]


  1. "Tony Gwynn Player Page". Retrieved 2009-08-06.
  2. "Anthony Keith Gwynn Jr". Retrieved 2009-08-07.
  3. Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies