Tony Gwynn

Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals smiles during a game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on September 4, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Stephen Strasburg to Quit Smokeless Tobacco in Wake of Tony Gwynn’s Death

In the wake of his college coach, mentor and childhood hero, Tony Gwynn’s death, Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg decided to quit smokeless tobacco once and for all.


File photo of Tony Gwynn. (credit: Todd Warshaw  /Allsport)

Strasburg Mourns Death of Idol, Coach Tony Gwynn

When Tony Gwynn died, baseball lost a star. Stephen Strasburg lost a former coach — and a man he calls “part of my family.”


Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres rounds bases against the Colorado Rockies during the game at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. The Padres won 3-1. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Brian Bahr/Allsport

Hairston, Zimmerman, Storen Offer Thoughts on Passing of Tony Gwynn

As the baseball world struggles to come to grips with the sudden loss of Tony Gwynn, three Nationals players — Ryan Zimmerman, Drew Storen and Scott Hairston — took the time to offer their thoughts on one of the game’s greatest ambassadors, now gone.


San Diego Padres legend Tony Gwynn has died. (credit: Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Baseball Legend Tony Gwynn Dead at 54

Baseball Hall of Fame member Tony Gwynn died Monday at the age of 54.