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Tony Gwynn

Tony Gwynn (Photo by Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

MLB, FOX Defend Tony Gwynn Omission During ASG, Offer Explanation

“The baseball family has sadly lost a number of people this year and did not want to slight anyone by singling out one individual.”

07/17/2014

Tony Gwynn (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Tales Of Gwynn’s Goodness Are Endless, And So Are His Stats

Tony, enjoy the Big Ball Orchard in the Sky. Give my best to the Babe and Lou.

06/19/2014

Jonny Gomes #5 of the Boston Red Sox spits out chewing tobacco after grounding into a double play against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park on August 29, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Palladino: It’s Time For MLB To Ban Chewing Tobacco

It’s too late for the best pure hitter of our generation. But with a little change in culture, MLB could save others.

06/18/2014

Tony Gwynn (Photo by Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Sweeny: Tony Gwynn And The Wisdom Behind 3 Simple Words

Tony Gwynn spoke to me only once. It was 24 years ago, and I have never forgotten the words, or their meaning in the life of an elite baseball player.

06/17/2014

Tony Gwynn (Credit: Stephen Dunn/Allsport)

Baseball Hall Of Famer Tony Gwynn Dies At 54

Gwynn had been on a medical leave from his job as baseball coach at San Diego State since late March. Agent John Boggs said Gwynn died Monday at a hospital in suburban Poway.

06/16/2014

Raul Ibanez (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yankees Will Lean On Surging Raul Ibanez In ALCS

Raul Ibanez’s role will increase against the Tigers’ parade of right-handed starters and will be a key figure in the Yankees’ hopes of reaching the World Series.

10/13/2012

American League MVP candidates Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout (credits: Thearon W. Henderson, Tim Umphrey/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Cabrera Vs. Trout — Sorting Through The Great 2012 AL MVP Debate

Both Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout have had historic 2012 seasons, but only one can take home the AL MVP.

10/04/2012

Melky Cabrera

Melky Cabrera Gives Up NL Batting Title

Melky Cabrera disqualified himself from the NL batting title race.

09/21/2012

Chipper Jones of the Atlanta Braves acknowledges the crowd at Citi Field on September 9, 2012. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Coleman: Hats Off To Chipper Jones

Chipper Jones personified what sports and competition are all about.

09/10/2012

Derek Jeter (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Derek Jeter, Baseball’s Mr. Consistency

Remember when you thought Derek Jeter was finished? Now it’s looking like 4,000 hits is a realistic possibility.

08/13/2012

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Hughes On Target Against Mariners As Yankees Win 6-2

Phil Hughes put in his best outing of the season as the Yankees defeated the Mariners 6-2 on Saturday.

WFAN–05/12/2012

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By The Numbers: Tony Gwynn And Smokeless Tobacco In Baseball

For Tony Gwynn, his repeated use of chewing tobacco during his twenty year career has caused his recent struggles with mouth cancer.

WFAN–03/01/2012

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Keidel: The Tony Award

Sports need dignitaries like Tony Gwynn, whose achievements are not commensurate with his ability to tweet his latest sneaker deal.

WFAN–10/11/2010

Tony Gwynn (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn Has Cancer

Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn says he has cancer in a salivary gland. He told The San Diego Union-Tribune the cancer was discovered last month and he faces seven to eight weeks of treatment.

WFAN–10/09/2010