Padres legend Tony Gwynn dies at 54

Legendary San Diego Padres right fielder and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died.
 
Gwynn passed away Monday, his agent John Boggs confirmed.  He was 54.
 
Gwynn had been head coach of the San Diego State Aztec baseball team since 2002, when his playing days ended. Gwynn had undergone surgery for cancer in a salivary gland and his cheek in the last four years.
 
Gwynn played 20 seasons with the Padres. He lead them to two World Series appearances.
 
Gwynn has said he chewed smokeless tobacco throughout his 20-year career, and for many years after, and blamed the substance for his condition.
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