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Baseball Bat used by Tony Gwynn, San Diego Padres
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- Gwynn, Tony
- San Diego Padres
- Louisville Slugger
- Baseball bat used by San Diego Padres outfielder Tony Gwynn. Gwynn autograph on the barrel.
- Outfielder Anthony Tony Gwynn (1960-2014) played Major League Baseball for the San Diego Padres from 1960-2014. One of the greatest hitters of all-time, Gwynn, an 8-time National League batting champion, finishing his career with a lifetime.338 batting average and 3,141 hits.
- The left hander was a 15 time All-Star and 1999’s Roberto Clemente award recipient. After retiring, he became coach of the San Diego State University baseball team, leading the Aztecs to a 363-363 record from 2003-2014.
- Known as Mr. Padre, Gwynn has had his number 19 retired by San Diego. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007.
- Currently not on view
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- bat, baseball
- Physical Description
- adhesive tape (handle adhesive material)
- wood (overall material)
- overall: 33 in x 8 1/2 in; 83.82 cm x 21.59 cm
- place made
- United States: Kentucky, Louisville
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