Tony Gwynn

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Name: Tony Gwynn
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

A’s Melvin OK with Angels’ post-clincher lineup

The Angels are what the A’s were several weeks ago, the majors’ best team. From four games behind the A’s on Aug. 10 to five up by the end of the month, the Angels quickly put the American League West out of reach in September.They popped Champagne corks ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Want fans back? Bring back the brown

Bring back the brown.Easy decisions are rare in a Major League Baseball front office, where calculated risks and educated guesses define the job. But this one here's a no-brainer.Predicting when the Padres may start contending again is a futile exercise, ... [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Padres re-up affiliation with Fort Wayne

The Padres on Wednesday announced they have extended their player development contract with low Single-A Fort Wayne through the 2016 season.Fort Wayne has been a Padres affiliate since 1999, making the partnership the second-longest in franchise history. ... [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Mountain West Conference award to be named after Tony Gwynn

Story Published:Sep 17, 2014 at 12:35 PM PDTStory Updated:Sep 17, 2014 at 12:35 PM PDTSAN DIEGO (CNS) - The Mountain West Conference announced Wednesday that its baseball Player of the Year award will be named after Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, who ... [Published San Diego 6 - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Reader under review

Letters Sharing Is GoodI noticed in the September 11 issue that there is Looks like a guy named Mark from La Mesa wrote it. I disagree. I think the is an excellent publication. Case in point, the “Crazy Train” article you have in this issue (September ... [Published San Diego Reader - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ian Kennedy up for Clemente award

Tonight’s starter, Ian Kennedy, is up for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award, which recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involve ... [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Baseball, Youth, and Smokeless Tobacco

The headlines first came with baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn. His all-too-early death at 54 was attributed to the long-term use of smokeless tobacco. Now it’s former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, who revealed on Aug. 20 that he was diagnosed in February ... [Published Cambridge College Healthcare News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Morning links: Tony Gwynn Jr. returns

Tony Gwynn Jr. is coming home after all.Released by the Phillies in July – about a month after his father’s passing – Gwynn Jr. signed another minor league deal with Philadelphia in August and was among their September call-ups.The 31-year-old outfielder ... [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Prep for ballpark's PUSD Day

POWAY The Poway Unified School District is inviting community members to celebrate “PUSD Day at Petco Park.”PUSD Day is Sunday, Sept. 21. Superintendent John Collins will throw out the first pitch for the 1:10 p.m. game. The Padres will face the San ... [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

BILL REIBOLDT: Looking at SB 841

As a lifelong baseball fan, I was disturbed to learn of the June 16 death of former major leaguer Tony Gwynn from salivary gland cancer, cancer he previously attributed to have been caused by his many years of using smokeless tobacco. At only 54 years ... [Published Neosho Daily News - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Hoffman inducted into Padres Hall of Fame

For a decade, the Padres’ 700-pound Mission Bell was suspended in the first-base tower at Petco Park. Fans taking in a game could hear it tolling, but only a portion could see it.This year, the bell was moved to a more prominent location. It now hangs ... [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

SDSU honors Gwynn at game

Alicia Gwynn led other members of the Gwynn family to midfield at Qualcomm Stadium before Saturday’s San Diego State football game during a ceremony to honor Tony Gwynn, her husband of 33 years.“It’s so hard for me right now because I miss him so much,” ... [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 31 2014]

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...the greatest Padre ever? In a 2012 ESPN story -- penned by U-T writer Tom Krasovic -- Gwynn strongly advocated bringing back the brown, saying "brown is a part of who the padres are, and it's definitely unique in baseball, because no one else has brown. how many teams have blue? how many have red? but none of 'em have brown."

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A’s Melvin OK with Angels’ post-clincher lineup [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 20 2014]
Want fans back? Bring back the brown [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 19 2014]
Padres re-up affiliation with Fort Wayne [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 18 2014]
Mountain West Conference award to be named afte... [Published San Diego 6 - Sep 17 2014]
Mountain West honors Gwynn [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 17 2014]
MWC award named in honor of Gwynn [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 17 2014]
The Reader under review [Published San Diego Reader - Sep 17 2014]
Ian Kennedy up for Clemente award [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 16 2014]
Baseball, Youth, and Smokeless Tobacco [Published Cambridge College Healthcare News - Sep 15 2014]
Morning links: Tony Gwynn Jr. returns [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 15 2014]
Prep for ballpark's PUSD Day [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 09 2014]
Viewing party as San Diegans 'Stand Up 2 Cancer' [Published KFMB-TV - Sep 06 2014]
Everth Cabrera duped us all [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 06 2014]
Cardinals activate Wacha and purchase contract ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 04 2014]
BILL REIBOLDT: Looking at SB 841 [Published Neosho Daily News - Sep 02 2014]
Hoffman inducted into Padres Hall of Fame [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 31 2014]
Trevor Hoffman inducted into Padres Hall of Fame [Published Examiner.com - Aug 31 2014]
SDSU honors Gwynn at game [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 31 2014]
Morning Report: Just How Risky Is the County Pe... [Published Voice of San Diego - Aug 30 2014]
Selig blunder shows Padres bosses as out of touch [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 29 2014]
With Selig dedication, Padres whiff badly [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 27 2014]
A Question of Optics: Rand Paul vs. Barack Obama [Published RedState Blog - Aug 26 2014]
How they voted: Results from city council, scho... [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 25 2014]
Cover stories [Published Lancaster Online - Aug 25 2014]
PADRES MEMORIES IN PHOTOS [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 24 2014]
Curt Schilling Attributes Cancer to Smokeless T... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 21 2014]
Letter: Tobacco Use And Prevention In LGBT Comm... [Published Pride Source - Aug 21 2014]
Schilling's cancer another reminder of tobacco ... [Published News Sentinel - Aug 21 2014]
Tony Gwynn tribute will be at Lake Poway [Published Pomerado News - Aug 20 2014]
Curt Schilling says chewing tobacco caused oral... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 20 2014]
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A Question of Optics: Rand Paul vs. Barack Obama [Published RedState Blog - Aug 26 2014]
What They Did On Summer Vacation If you think that President Obama can provide you with health care, let him take a scalpel to your eye. I dare you – Kevin Williamson , NRO There is something genuinely tiresome about the tone of a lot of political ...
Curt Schilling Attributes Cancer to Smokeless T... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 21 2014]
Curt Schilling said in an interview with Boston radio station WEEI that he believes the oral cancer he contracted recently was a direct result of dipping and chewing tobacco during his baseball career. The legendary pitcher , who won championships ...
Congratulations to the Phillies, Who, Statistic... [Published Crossing Broad - Aug 11 2014]
via FanGraphs The Phillies are just one giant sad trombone right now. Email from reader Shane: Worst bench in baseball! Where are Eric Bruntlett, Greg Dobbs and Geoff Jenkins when you need them. FanGraphs August Fagerstrom, writing FanGraphs, ...
8 American Cities with the Most Miserable Sport... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 09 2014]
Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Being a sports fan is largely an exercise in futility. Doesn’t matter which sport, doesn’t matter which city. The odds are decidedly stacked against any given team winning any given title, year in and year out. That’s part ...
Why didn't the All-Star Game include a tribute ... [Published USATODAY.com - Opinion - Aug 08 2014]
Why wasn't a tribute to baseball great and Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn -- who died this year -- included in the recent All-Star Game? Baseball Editor Gabe Lacques provides an answer. Send your questions to us using #askusatoday on Twitter.     ...
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Baseball great Tony Gwynn dies after cancer battle [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 16 2014]
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