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Tony Gwynn's visit to Colorado Springs

Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn died Monday, June 16, 2014. The legendary Padres player retired from Major League Baseball in 2001. He visited Colorado Springs as baseball coach at San Diego State.

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Former major league star, Tony Gwynn, signs autographs Friday, May 3, 2002, before meeting the media at the Air Force Academy baseball field. Gwynn, who will take over the head coaching job at San Diego State next year, is traveling with the team and was at the Academy for a series between the Aztecs and the Falcons. photo by Bob Jackson

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Tony Gwynn, manager of the San Diego State baseball team and former Major League Baseball player, talks to the media prior to a baseball game against Air Force at the Air Force Academy on Thursday, March 24, 2005. Photo by David Bitton

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Tony Gwynn, former San Diego Padres' star and present San Diego State University Baseball Coach, is interviewed by the media, Friday, April 25, 2003, at the Air Force Academy baseball field. photo by Bob Jackson

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A group of fans, including Nathan Marlow, 4, left, converge on retired Major Leage Baseball player and San Diego State baseball manager Tony Gwynn as they get photos and baseball's signed prior to a game against Air Force at the Air Force Academy on Thursday, March 24, 2005. Photo by David Bitton

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Tony Gwynn, manager of the San Diego State baseball team and former Major League Baseball player, talks to the media prior to a baseball game against Air Force at the Air Force Academy on Thursday, March 24, 2005. Photo by David Bitton

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Tony Gwynn, manager of the San Diego State baseball team and former Major League Baseball player, talks to the media prior to a baseball game against Air Force at the Air Force Academy on Thursday, March 24, 2005. Photo by David Bitton

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Former major league star, Tony Gwynn, gives a thumbs-up after meeting with members of the media, Friday, May 3 ,2002, before the start of the Air Force-San Diego State baseball game, at the Academy. Gwynn is traveling with the Aztecs this season, before taking over as head coach next year. photo by Bob Jackson

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Former major league star, Tony Gwynn, talks to the media, Friday, May 3,2002, before the start of the San Diego State - Air Force baseball game. Gwynn is traveling with the team this season, before taking over as head coach next year. photo by Bob Jackson

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