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Thread: Hall of Famer Gwynn dies of cancer at 54

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    Hall of Famer Gwynn dies of cancer at 54

    Goodbye Tony you will be missed.

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  2. oldmarine0311
    yes shocking and sad

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    One of my all time favorite players, sorry to hear this news.
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    WOW, truly a great of the game, I didnt realize he was only 54, that is young! We will pray for him and his family.
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    One of the good guys of the game, sad news.
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    Terrible news to wake up to. kind of shocking to see a great young HOFer passing so young. Gwynn will be missed by many.
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  7. houbb
    One of the greatest hittes to ever live! Tony, it was a pleasure watching you play! You will be missed! Rest In Peace.

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    One of the cool things about the Brewers moving to the National League was getting a chance to see players like Gwynn, and not having to deal with Chicago traffic, came over to 2 Padres games in Milwaukee but both times Gwynn was on DL. Along with Kirby Puckett and Cal Ripken, Gwynn was a throwback to an era when players didn't chase top dollar to the highest bidder. That was one of the things I respected most about TG. Rest in peace Mr. Gwynn
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    Tony certainly made his mark....

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    Rest in peace Tony Gwynn! Best regards, David
    In Memory of Our friend and Bench moderator Randy Martin Aka fatboycards 1963 to 2011.

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    I'll always fondly remember the argument we'd used to have in the neighborhood as to who was the better hitter - Wade Boggs or Tony Gwynn. He could always rake. Taken way to early.

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    May he rest in peace one of the truly great ones of the game gone to early his family will be in my prayers


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    Hi All
    When I first saw Tony play in a game at Jack Murphy in 1982, I knew he was something special. When I got back into card collecting, collecting Tony's cards was a prime desire and when I needed an username and email name; gwynn_fan just seemed natural.
    Hearing the news on Monday was a total shock. The previous news was that SDSU had signed Tony to a one year extension to coach the Aztecs.
    We had all ready gotten tickets to tonight's game versus the Mariners. It will be strange. Tony was the most informative and entertaining sports analysis on radio.
    Tony will truly be missed!
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    Came across this on my twitter feed...great story about a great guy. God Rest you Tony Gwynn.
    "Tomorrow isn't promised to any of us"Kirby Puckett at his retirement speech July 16th 1996

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    Sorry to hear that.

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