Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

By Ernie Padaon

Jun 16, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; San Diego Padres designated hitter Carlos Quentin (18) crosses home plate after hitting a solo home run against the Seattle Mariners during the ninth inning at Safeco Field. Seattle defeated San Diego 5-1. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

I couldn’t write too much yesterday. It was a sad day for San Diego with our legend falling. The whole city was in mourning with the passing of Tony Gwynn.

Chargers cancel event, pay respect to "one of San Diego's greatest sports legends":

— Michael Gehlken (@UTgehlken) June 16, 2014

#Chargers president Dean Spanos says in a statement he'll always remember Tony Gwynn's laugh. I think we all will.

— Bernie Wilson (@berniewilson) June 16, 2014

RIP to Tony Gwynn – one of San Diego's Finest. #LEGEND

— Corey Liuget (@CoreyLiuget) June 16, 2014

The Chargers made a roster move yesterday.

Chargers announce they've signed former Texas safety Adrian Phillips, waived RB D.J. Adams.

— Michael Gehlken (@UTgehlken) June 16, 2014

…and back to Tony Gwynn and the Chargers players giving him respect.

Chargers visited Petco Park earlier today to pay respects to late Tony Gwynn.

— San Diego Chargers (@chargers) June 16, 2014

#Chargers pay respects to Tony Gwynn

— Eric Williams (@eric_d_williams) June 16, 2014

Also, the USA played in the World Cup to bring in some excitement and to take our minds out off of some things.


— Craig Watts (@Cwatts64) June 16, 2014

Goal!!!!!!!! ⚽️#worldcup #usa #86thminute

— Seyi Ajirotutu (@satutu19) June 16, 2014

U-S-A! U-S-A!!!

WOOO!!! I haven't celebrated like that since Cincy! #USA #86thminute

— Ricky Henne (@ChargersRHenne) June 16, 2014

The Detroit Lions gave some love for Tony Gwynn yesterday on the infield dirt.

The @Tigers honor Tony Gwynn with a special marking on the infield dirt:

— MLB (@MLB) June 17, 2014

The Mariners also did some things for Tony.

Wonderful pre-game tribute by the Mariners to honor Tony Gwynn. The accolades locally and nationally have been touching. Heartbreaking day

— Marty Caswell (@MartyCaswell) June 17, 2014

Just a throwback pic of my roommates & I w/pops on the last day of his playing career! #missupops #family #friends

— Tony Gwynn Jr. (@tonygwynnjr) June 17, 2014


— Sac Bunt Chris (@SacBuntChris) June 17, 2014

Classy gesture, @Mariners. RT @VocalMinoritySD: Grounds crew placing 19 at the 5.5 hole.

— Patrick Green (@patrickpgreen) June 17, 2014