- — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson)Mon, Jun 16 2014 16:40:50My friend Tony Gwynn had one of the sweetest swings in MLB history and he was one of the nicest men on the planet! #RIPTonyGwynn
- — Detroit Tigers (@tigers)Mon, Jun 16 2014 16:25:57The Tigers extend heartfelt condolences to the family of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn. We'll truly miss one of baseball's wonderful ambassadors.
- — Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann)Mon, Jun 16 2014 16:34:49A bright memory on this sad day: the late Tony Gwynn putting me in my place in a piece I wrote for SI in 1998: http://j.mp/1uyaRxs
- — Ozzie Smith (@STLWizard)Mon, Jun 16 2014 16:26:35..#tonygwynn, was equally proud of. An even better human being with an infectious laugh. Will crack up heaven's starting lineup.RIP friend
- — Barry Larkin (@BLarkin_ESPN)Mon, Jun 16 2014 16:28:04RIP Tony Gwynn. Not only was he one of the greatest hitters of all time. He was also a great competitor and a great person.
- — Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel)Mon, Jun 16 2014 16:07:33very sad about one of my all-time favorite athletes Tony Gwynn - condolences to his family, friends & teammates - goodbye Mr Padre
- — Bill Plaschke (@BillPlaschke)Mon, Jun 16 2014 16:08:50Tony Gwynn never met beat guys when he wasn't sweating..3 p.m. or midnight...he was always working, always hitting....
Sports icons react to death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn
"Mr. Padre" died of cancer at 54