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  1. MLB - Tony Gwynn used fear as motivation

    Tom Friend

    Tony Gwynn was addicted to baseball, so much so that his relentless pursuit to get better led to an addiction to chewing tobacco, writes Tom Friend.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  2. Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn says he's 'ahead of schedule' after 14-h...

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    Tony Gwynn's cancer surgery was deemed a success Wednesday, after five doctors spent 14 hours removing a malignant tumor from the Hall of Famer's right cheek Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2012
  3. Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn having malignant growth removed from mou...

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    Tony Gwynn, the Hall of Fame outfielder who 18 months ago blamed smokeless tobacco for a malignant growth inside his right cheek, was scheduled to have surgery Monday to remove a new cancerous tumor in the same spot.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2012
  4. Former Padres star Tony Gwynn returns after facing cancer

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    Former Padres standout Tony Gwynn was in danger of losing more than just his signature smile. He had cancer in his mouth. Now Gwynn, the head coach at San Diego State, talks about his addiction to smokeless tobacco, his treatment and his recovery.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2011
  5. San Diego Padres outfielder Tony Gwynn finally comfortable with b...

    Tom Friend

    For the first time in his baseball career, Padres outfielder Tony Gwynn has found a comfort level he has never known.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2009
  6. From San Diego's favorite son ... to spoilsport

    Tom Friend

    One critical swing was all Tony Gwynn Jr. needed to spoil the fortunes of his hometown team and the pitcher he once called Uncle Trevor.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2008