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ESPN Classic Tribute to Tony Gwynn

Updated: July 3, 2001, 12:31 PM ET

After 20 years with the San Diego Padres, Tony Gwynn is ready to call it quits. Gwynn, winner of eight batting titles, announced Thursday that he will retire at the end of the season. A member of the 3,000 hit club, Gwynn presently has a .338 lifetime batting average.

ESPN Classic will honor Tony Gwynn on Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET with a presentation of Game 5 of the 1984 NLCS between the Cubs and Padres. Gwynn went 2-for-4 with a two-run double that eventually gave San Diego the win ...

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