06/17/2014 04:21 pm ET Updated Jun 17, 2014

Keith Olbermann Paid A Heartwarming Tribute To Tony Gwynn

ESPN's Keith Olbermann became overwhelmed with emotion toward the end of his moving tribute to Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, who passed away at age 54 on Monday. Olbermann sprinkled in some of Gwynn's astonishing stats while he told some heartwarming anecdotes about the 15-time All-Star.

“You don’t have to have had the privilege of knowing him to be heartbroken right now. What you hoped he was like, he was like," he said.