The Teammates for Kids Foundation is deeply saddened by the passing of Tony Gwynn. His talent on the field was matched only by his heart for helping others, as evidenced by his being an original Teammate who lent his support to the foundation from the very beginning. As part of that first group of athletes, his support was integral in causing other players to become Teammates.

"Today, we lost one of the greatest and most humble athletes of all time," said Teammates Co-Founder Garth Brooks.
 
Tony talks about why he was a Teammates