Born: May 9, 1960 in Los Angeles
Teams: San Diego Padres (1982-2001)
Inducted into Hall of Fame: 2007
Family: Brother, Chris Gwynn, played 10 big-league seasons from 1987-96. Son, Tony Gywnn Jr., is an active player as of 2010.
Primary position: Right field
- A great line-drive hitter, he was a star in the 1980s and 1990s, leading the Padres to two National League pennants (1984 and 1998).
- Batted .338 in his career with 3,141 hits (18th all-time) and won a record eight NL batting titles (Honus Wagner also had eight). Only Ty Cobb (11 AL titles) won more batting titles.
- Won five Gold Gloves and had 319 stolen bases.
- 15-time NL All-Star.
- Became head baseball coach at his alma mater, San Diego State, and has worked as a commentator for ESPN.