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Tony Gwynn – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The baseball player Tony Gwynn passed away at age 54, this age of death has to be considered premature. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Tony Gwynn and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

8-time National League batting champion and 15-time MLB All-Star who played twenty seasons for the San Diego Padres.

He set basketball records at San Diego State for most assists in a season and career.

He batted .338 over his career and recorded a total of 3,141 hits, becoming a member of the prestigious 3,000-hit club.

How did Tony Gwynn die?

Tony Gwynn's death was caused by salivary gland tumour.

After he retired from playing, the Padres retired his No. 19 in 2004. Gwynn became the head baseball coach at his alma mater and also spent time as a baseball analyst. He died of salivary gland cancer in 2014 at the age of 54.

Information about the death of Tony Gwynn
Cause of deathSalivary Gland Tumour
Age of death54 years
ProfessionBaseball Player
BirthdayMay 9, 1960
Death dateJune 16, 2014
Place of deathPalomar Medical Center Poway, Poway, California, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Tony Gwynn

"I think the ability to hit - some guys have it and some guys don't - but I think how dedicated you are to trying to get the most out of yourself, I think kind of determines how good you are and for how long. I was born with the ability to hit, but my work ethic has taken it to the next level."

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"Remember these two things: play hard and have fun."

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"Steroids do not guarantee you're going to have success. I think a lot of people think that they will, but they don't."

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"I'm a chemistry guy. I believe you've got to play together to have a chance to win."

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"What drives me is trying to be perfect."

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