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Tony Gwynn

Tony Gwynn's Death From Chewing Tobacco Saved Chris Sale's Life

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.13.2016 | Sports

Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale, the American League’s starter for the Tuesday’s 2016 MLB All-Star Game, started chewing tobacco back in 2007...

For Our Kids, Let's Take Tobacco Out of Baseball

Matthew L. Myers | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Matthew L. Myers

What players do on their own time in their personal lives is for them to decide, but baseball stadiums are workplaces and public places, and baseball games are seen by millions of kids.

Did Fox and MLB Snub Tony Gwynn at All-Star Game Because of Chewing Tobacco?

John A. Tures | Posted 09.20.2014 | Sports
John A. Tures

Hall-of-Famer Tony Gwynn was conspicuously not mentioned at the 2014 MLB All-Star Game. Could it be because later in his life, Gwynn was critical of chewing tobacco, blaming it for the cancerous tumors that eventually took his life?

Enough Already! Tobacco Dipping Snuffs Out Lives

Dr Sanda Moldovan | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr Sanda Moldovan

So many young people, especially high school-age boys, are influenced by seeing their baseball heroes dipping that it's become as natural to them as another staple of baseball life: hot dogs.

Late Baseball Hall Of Famer's Son Greeted With Standing Ovation

Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

In his first at-bat since his father and Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn passed away, Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. was greeted by...

Tony Gwynn's Biggest Hit and His Advice for Us

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2014 | Impact
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

After wearing number 19 for the San Diego Padres, Tony Gwynn was elected to the Hall of Fame on the first ballot on which he was eligible. But his biggest accomplishment (to me) was when he courageously faced cancer surgery in August 2010.

Here's Why Tony Gwynn Was One Of The Greatest Hitters Ever

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.18.2014 | Sports

There are few ballplayers in the history of Major League Baseball that were as skilled in the batters box than Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, who passed aw...

Keith Olbermann's Emotional Tribute To Tony Gwynn Was Beautiful

Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports

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 a...

MLB Hall of Famer Dies At 54

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.16.2014 | Sports

The San Diego Padres announced that Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn died on Monday at age 54. The eight-time National League batting champion affec...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 04.17.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The Knicks suddenly become exciting because of some Taiwanese-American kid from Harvard. A franchise spends a decade or more pouring good money down the drain, and some kid making the minimum makes them relevant.