Tony Gwynn tribute is noticeably absent from MLB All-Star Game broadcast

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Baseball mourned the tragic loss of a Hall of Famer in recent weeks, but there was no mention of Tony Gwynn during the All-Star Game broadcast.

Earlier this year, Major League Baseball said an unfortunate goodbye to one of the greatest hitters of the last generation with the death of Tony Gwynn at the age of 54. A Hall of Famer and memorable icon to anyone watching the game today, it was noticeable to many that FOX never mentioned the passing of Gwynn or held a moment of silence for the former Padre star during the 2014 MLB All-Star Game broadcast.

However, Adam Jones of the Orioles did find a way to honor Gwynn:

The Padres tweeted out their own tribute to Gwynn. There were no words, but the message was powerful.

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