Tony Gwynn was a pillar of the baseball pro community for 20 years – on one team. That is amazing! Loved by a countless amount of fans, he was reportedly a joy on and off the field. Next to his baseball prowess, the things that his peers say he was known for was his laugh and positive outlook on life. He was also known to love smokeless tobacco from an early age until his early death. Here is an awesome article from sports illustrated about this great athlete who died way, way to early.