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CP NewsAlert: Former San Diego Padres great Tony Gwynn dies after battle with cancer

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2001 file photo, San Diego Padres' Tony Gwynn fights back tears as he acknowledges the standing ovation prior to the Padres' game against the Colorado Rockies, the final game of his career, in San Diego. The Baseball Hall of Fame said Gwynn died of cancer on Monday, June 16, 2014. He was 54. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)
June 16, 2014 - 8:32 AM

TORONTO - The San Diego Padres have reported on their website that Hall of Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn has died. Gwynn had 3,141 hits and a .338 batting average over 20 seasons, all with the Padres.

Gwynn, 54, had been battling salivary gland cancer.

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