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Private Tony Gwynn memorial held

Updated: June 21, 2014, 7:29 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- A private memorial service for Tony Gwynn was held on Saturday at San Diego State.

Gwynn, who played for the Padres during his 20-year Hall of Fame career, died on Monday after battling cancer. He was 54.

Among the pall bearers for Gwynn was Padres manager Bud Black, a former teammate of Gwynn's at San Diego State.

"The main theme was how respected he was," Black said. "Not only as a baseball player, a baseball man, but as a family man: husband, father, son, brother. ...

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