Keith Olbermann offered a moving tribute to former San Diego Padres star Tony Gwynn, who died yesterday after a long battle with cancer. Olbermann shared multiple anecdotes about Gwynn, like his satisfaction in meeting Yankees legendary P.A. announcer Bob Sheppard and Ted Williams, and his incredible stats as a hitter over the course of his career. Olbermann noted that during Gwynn’s 0-15 slump in 1998, he’d have needed to go 0-1,109 to bring his career batting average below .300. “What you hoped Tony Gywnn was like, he was like,” Olbermann said.
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