June 8, 1981

Tony Gwynn



Player most similar to | Rod Carew
Career statistics | .338/.388/.459, 3,141 hits, 543 doubles

Team | Padres (1982-2001)
Acquired | Drafted by the Padres in the third round of the amateur draft on June 8, 1981, the same day that he was drafted by the San Diego Clippers.

Resume
• Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame (2007)
• 15-time All-Star (1984–87, 89–99)
• Top 10 in MVP voting (1984, 86-87, 89, 94-95, 97)
• Five Gold Glove awards (1986–87, 89–91)

League leader
• Eight batting titles (1984, 87–89, 94–97)
• On-base percentage (1994)
• Hits (1984, 86-87, 89, 94-95, 97)
• Runs (1986)



1. Career year (1987) 7 HRs, 54 RBIs, .370/.447/.511, 218 hits, 119 runs, 13 triples, 56 SBs

2. Career year (1997) 17 HRs, 119 RBIs, .372/.409/.547, 220 hits, 49 doubles

3. Career year (1984) 5 HRs, 71 RBIs, .351/.410/.444, 213 hits, 10 triples, 33 SBs

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