6/16 Morning Mighty: Honoring Tony Gwynn

San Diego Padres OF Tony Gwynn

One year ago, San Diego lost an icon when Tony Gwynn passed away. We at The Mighty 1090 were informed of the news at 7:50am that morning, and we will pay tribute to Tony at 7:50am this morning, as well as throughout the day on The Mighty 1090.

One year since San Diego Padres legend Tony Gwynn died – 10 News
Take a look back at Tony Gwynn’s legendary career with the San Diego Padres.

Tony Gwynn Classic honors icon – San Diego Union-Tribune
Tony Gwynn could have done many things when his 20-year Hall of Fame career concluded with the Padres. He chose to be a college baseball coach at San Diego State, where he became not only coach of the Aztecs but an ambassador for the game. That legacy will live on with the Tony Gwynn Classic, an eight-team college baseball tournament set to debut Feb. 26-28, 2016.

Ted Leitner On His Favorite Tony Gwynn Stories – Mighty 1090 (video)
A year after we lost the great Tony Gwynn, the longtime voice of the Padres Ted Leitner recalls some of his favorite Gwynn stories.


San Diego Padres Fire Bud Black As Manager – Mighty 1090
After eight and a half season as the manager of the San Diego Padres, Harry “Bud” Black was let go by the team yesterday. Several internal candidates are being considered for the role of interim manager, including Dave Roberts and Pat Murphy.

Preller Cites Lack Of Consistency In Black Firing – Mighty 1090 (video)
General Manager A.J. Presser talked with the media yesterday and cited the Padres lack of consistency this season as one of the main reasons for firing Manager Bud Black.

Ross falls to former club as A’s top Friars – Padres.com
Catcher Stephen Vogt hit a grand slam, and batterymate Jesse Hahn tossed 6 2/3 solid innings, as the A’s throttled the Padres in a series-opening 9-1 Interleague victory at Petco Park on Monday night.

Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, James Shields, Ian Kennedy & AJ On Bud Black’s Firing – Mighty 1090 (video)
Padres players Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, James Shields, Ian Kennedy and Will Venable share their reaction to Buddy Black’s surprising firing.

Roberts manages Padres on Monday, but does Murphy have inside track? – CBS Sports
Pat Murphy, who has been managing the El Paso Chihuahuas, is in town to talk about possibly be the next Padres manager or bench coach. Reportedly, he has the fiery personality that A.J. Preller is looking for.

Will Venable On Bud Black Firing – Mighty 1090 (video)
Will Venable, the Padres player who has known Black the longest, speaks out on his firing, what kind of manager Black was and where the team goes now.

Blackhawks claim Stanley Cup with 2-0 win over Lightning – USA Today
The Chicago Blackhawks captured their third Stanley Cup in six seasons with a 2-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday.


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One thought on “6/16 Morning Mighty: Honoring Tony Gwynn

  1. Alan Franklin

    St. Louis Cardinals are being investigated by the FBI for hacking into Houston Astros team computer database! Big strike on the Cardinals.

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