Remembering baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn

Padres legend Tony Gwynn died at age 54 after losing a battle to cancer.

Tony Gwynn #19 of the San Diego Padres poses for a portrait in February, 1987. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres poses with his son Tony Gwynn Jr., 10, and video monitor before a Major League Baseball game against the San Francisco Giants played during April 1992 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The video monitor shows Gwynn at bat. (Photo by David Madison/Getty Images)

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Tony Gwynn and Tony Gwynn Jr. #18 of the San Diego Padres pose for a photo prior to the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on July 3, 2009 at Petco Park in San Diego, California. The Dodgers defeated the Padres 6-3. (Photo by Andy Hayt/Getty Images)

Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres during Game Four of the World Series against the New York Yankees on October 21, 1998 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sporting News via Getty Images)

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Outfielder Tony Gwynn #19 of the San Diego Padres bats during an Major League Baseball game circa 1984 at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California. Gwynn played for the Padres from 1982-01. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres during the 1995 All Star Weekend on July 10, 1995 at The Ballpark at Arlington in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Sporting News via Getty Images)

Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres stands at bat against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Qualcomm Stadium. The Padres defeated the Dodgers 6-3. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Scott Halleran/ALLSPORT

Tony Gwynn poses with his plaque at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 29, 2007 in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Tony Gwynn #19 of the San Diego Padres signs autographs in the clubhouse at jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Focus On Sport/Getty Images)

Right fielder Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres signs autographs during a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California. The Padres won the game 7-6. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn /Allsport

St. Louis Cardinals legend Stan Musial and Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres on July 16, 1997 in St. Louis. (Photo by Sporting News/Sporting News via Getty Images)

St. Louis Cardinals legend Stan Musial and Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres on July 16, 1997 in St. Louis. Mandatory Credit: Albert Dickson/Sporting News/Icon SMI

Outfielder Tony Gwynn #19 of the San Diego Padres runs the bases against the Philadelphia Phillies during an Major League Baseball game circa 1990 at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Gwynn played for the Padres from 1982-01. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Outfielder Tony Gwynn #19 of the San Diego Padres in action during a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. The Padres defeated the Diamondbacks 3-0. Mandatory Credit: Tom Hauck /Allsport

In this June 11, 2013, photo, San Diego Padres broadcaster Jerry Coleman and former player Tony Gwynn watch batting practice before a baseball game between the Padres and the Atlanta Braves in San Diego. Gwynn remains in the thoughts of his San Diego State Aztecs, who have reached the NCAA regionals for the second straight season. Gwynn has been on a medical leave of absence since late March. Coleman died in January

In this June 11, 2013, photo, San Diego Padres broadcaster Jerry Coleman and former player Tony Gwynn watch batting practice before a baseball game between the Padres and the Atlanta Braves in San Diego. Gwynn remains in the thoughts of his San Diego State Aztecs, who have reached the NCAA regionals for the second straight season. Gwynn has been on a medical leave of absence since late March. Coleman died in January. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

In this June 11, 2013, photo, Hall-of-Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn, left, watches with Padres manager Bud Black as Padres players prepare for a baseball game in San Diego. Gwynn remains in the thoughts of his San Diego State Aztecs, who have reached the NCAA regionals for the second straight season. Gwynn has been on a medical leave of absence since late March

In this June 11, 2013, photo, Hall-of-Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn, left, watches with Padres manager Bud Black as Padres players prepare for a baseball game in San Diego. Gwynn remains in the thoughts of his San Diego State Aztecs, who have reached the NCAA regionals for the second straight season. Gwynn has been on a medical leave of absence since late March. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Ricky Gutierrez of the Houston Astros attempts to turn a double play against Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres during Game Two of the National League Division Series on October 1, 1998 at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Sporting News via Getty Images)