Tony Gwynn

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Staten Island Advance
Ex-Yankee Gary Sheffield compares Mets' Tim Tebow to Jason Giambiof baseball and know how to manage pitchers, his at-bats, and know what to look
Ex-Yankee Gary Sheffield compares Mets' Tim Tebow to Jason Giambi
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
of baseball and know how to manage pitchers, his at-bats, and know what to look for when he's in the batter's box. "Me and Tony Gwynn talked about this plenty of times--he said to me, and it made perfect sense -- 'why swing when you don't have... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Mike Pelfrey to start for Detroit Tigers on Thursday vs. Twinscatch up with 95 (mph) nowadays, but it’s adjusting to the breaking balls that’
Mike Pelfrey to start for Detroit Tigers on Thursday vs. Twins
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
catch up with 95 (mph) nowadays, but it’s adjusting to the breaking balls that’s the most difficult thing,” Ausmus said. “Tony Gwynn said the hardest thing was to wait on the ball.” “The hardest thing, when you’re trying to hit a fastball, is to... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
How Opioid Addiction Caught San Diego Communities Unawareand leadoff batter for the freshman team. This is at a school that has produced
How Opioid Addiction Caught San Diego Communities Unaware
KPBS San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
and leadoff batter for the freshman team. This is at a school that has produced professional baseball players, including Tony Gwynn Jr., who is now on the Dodgers broadcast team, and Alex Dickerson, a Padres outfielder. But there were some... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Turns out former coach Marc Trestman wasn't Chicago Bears' only problemlead the league in a major category for the worst team in all of baseball. Fran
Turns out former coach Marc Trestman wasn't Chicago Bears' only problem
The Journal-Standard / Posted 14 days ago
lead the league in a major category for the worst team in all of baseball. Frank Howard (44 homers for the 1968 Senators), Tony Gwynn (165 hits for the 1994 Padres) and Randy Johnson (290 strikeouts for the 2004 Diamondbacks) are the only others,... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Centorani: Little Leaguers rise to No. 1 againbetween the Mets and Yankees. Saw 82,000 or so people show up at the Clark Spor
Centorani: Little Leaguers rise to No. 1 again
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
between the Mets and Yankees. Saw 82,000 or so people show up at the Clark Sports Center in 2007 when Cal Ripken and Tony Gwynn were induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Even wrote Jack Sharkey’s obituary for this paper in 1994.... Read more
15d
Market Watch
Dream job alert: What it’s like to cover the New York Yankees for a livingafter something you’ve written? Diamond: Not too often, but here’s one example
Dream job alert: What it’s like to cover the New York Yankees for a living
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
after something you’ve written? Diamond: Not too often, but here’s one example: After [Hall of Fame baseball player] Tony Gwynn died, the big story was that his health problems were related to tobacco dipping. I wrote about Mets players who... Read more
16d
SportingNews
Twins' Brian Dozier could slug himself into baseball historywins and saves. I found two other best-for-the-worst players. Any guesses? In
Twins' Brian Dozier could slug himself into baseball history
SportingNews / Posted 16 days ago
wins and saves. I found two other best-for-the-worst players. Any guesses? In the strike-shortened 1994 season, Tony Gwynn led the majors with 165 total hits while his team, the Padres, won only 47 games, against 70 losses. Gwynn bested... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Nationals come up empty in clutch during 3-1 loss to Metspermitting. Scherzer is scheduled to go Monday against last-place Atlanta. NEM
Nationals come up empty in clutch during 3-1 loss to Mets
Brandon Sun / Posted 20 days ago
permitting. Scherzer is scheduled to go Monday against last-place Atlanta. NEMESIS Daniel Murphy joined Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn as the only players to hit safely in each of their first 15 games against the Mets. Murphy is batting .408 with... Read more
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SportingNews
How MLB pitchers use physics to fool hittersmake it difficult. Finally, extreme steropsis, or three-dimensional vision at
How MLB pitchers use physics to fool hitters
SportingNews / Posted 29 days ago
make it difficult. Finally, extreme steropsis, or three-dimensional vision at depth, allows few hitters—Jason Giambi and Tony Gwynn were notable examples—to distinguish a fastball from a change-up in flight. Not so long ago, this skill existed at... Read more

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