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Tony Gwynn contributed to tobacco awareness film weeks before his death (ABC 10 News)

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Former MLB athlete, Tony Gwynn,  died from cancer related to tobacco use and one of his last acts was issuing a simple message about the habit he blamed for his illness. Tony Gwynn received a request from the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society to do a taped interview on the dangers of spit tobacco to be shown to players.

You can read more about Tony Gwynn and his work on a tobacco awareness film at ABC 10 News (San Diego, California).