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Larry looks back at Gwynn's funny side

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – We're honoring the amazing life of a San Diego icon. His accomplishments on the field are legendary.

But those who had the opportunity to work with Tony Gwynn off the field are remembering his great sense of humor as well.

In this CBS News 8 video story, Larry Himmel shares some of Tony's lighter moments.

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    Watch the video above for this week's Vintage Himmel. 

     

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    Watch the video above for this week's Vintage Himmel. 

     
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