Gwynn 'thrilled to death' with statue at Petco Park
SAN DIEGO -- It's been a busy few days of unveilings for Tony Gwynn -- first the Wheaties box, then the bronze statue.
Eight days before his induction at Cooperstown, Gwynn watched and applauded Saturday evening as a larger-than-life statue of his likeness was unveiled on a grassy knoll just beyond the outfield wall at Petco Park.
Gwynn admired the 9½-foot statue, which shows the former batting
star in mid-swing. The base bears the inscription "Tony Gwynn, Mr.
Padre" on ...
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