How Did Tony Gwynn Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Tony Gwynn

The baseball player Tony Gwynn passed away at age 54, not too shabby.

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?

Salivary Gland Tumour caused Tony Gwynn's death in 2014.

The family of Tony Gwynn has reached a confidential settlement in its wrongful death suit against the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co., according to reports. Gwynn, who played all 20 seasons of his Hall of Fame career with the San Diego Padres, died in 2014 of cancer of the salivary gland. He was 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


"Sometimes technique works better than a whole lot of other things."

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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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"Knowing the strike zone is very important, but I think the first thing is knowing yourself, knowing what things you do well."

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"Ted Williams is one of the best hitters ever to play the game, and I didn't get a chance to see him play, so all I could do was read books and look at pictures."

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"When you sign your name on the dotted line, it's more than just playing baseball. You have a responsibility to make good decisions and show people how things are supposed to be done."

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