Backflip With Chip – Aug 7, 1999, Tony Gwynn Hits Number 3,000
On this date back in 1999, Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres got his 3,000th hit of his major league career. Nicknamed Mr. Padre and Captain Video, Tony is a retired ball player who played 20 seasons (1982–2001)for the San Diego Padres. The left-handed, right-handed hitter, won eight batting titles in his career, tied for the second most in MLB history. He is considered one of the best and most consistent hitters in baseball history. Here is your keyword of the day for the Classic Rewards Club. Login to win at our website. Today's keyword is "Tony". Enter now to win. Thanks for listening!