1997 HEADLINE: Tony Gwynn Wins 8th & Final Batting Title Of His Career
On this day in 1997, Tony Gwyn won the 8th and final batting championship of his career. This title also put him at the top of the all-time list with the legendary Honus Wagner for the most in a career.
Taking a look back, Gwynn’s numbers are staggering:
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That’s classic stuff right there – and the fact that he did that over a 14-season span is remarkable.
Congratulations and Happy Anniversary to Hall of Famer, Tony Gwynn!!!