RotoWire Partners

Bats & Balls: Hitters to Target

David Regan

David Regan

David Regan is a five-time Fantasy Sports Writers Association award winner, and was named the 2010 Fantasy Baseball Writer of the Year.

The baseball world lost a great hitter, and by all accounts, an even better human being this week in the passing of Tony Gwynn. Maybe it's just me, but I know there are and were a lot of jerks in this great game, so why do only the good ones seem to get taken from us too early? I had one encounter with Gwynn at a finance conference in San Diego several years ago. After getting the obligatory autographed ball and picture with Tony, I simply stood around and watched as he signed ball after ball and posed for picture after picture with middle-aged businessmen like myself, all the while smiling, joking around and simply being Tony Gwynn.

After his session was over, he started walking away, but I, of course, followed him (from a distance!), amazed that no one seemed to notice a .338 lifetime hitter walking ...

You've reached the end of our free article preview.
See below to find out how you can read the full version of this article.

Subscribe to RotoWire now and you'll be reading the full version of this article in minutes.

At RotoWire, we give our subscribers everything. That means not only will you be able to read this article, you'll be able to read ALL our articles.

Plus, you'll get all of these great benefits:

➤ Amazing draft kits.  ➤ Full stat projections.
➤ Exclusive cheat sheets.  ➤ Customizable rankings.
➤ Instant news updates.  ➤ Free multi-sport access.
➤ Private expert Q&A.  ➤ And much more!

Get Access To RotoWire Now

Already Registered? Login Now

If you already have a RotoWire account, please login below with your username and password.

Forgot your password?
Click here to have your user info emailed to you.

Questions? Need Assistance?
Talk to a live person toll free at (888) 201-3057.