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Q+A [Tony Gwynn]
Richard Deitsch
May 13, 2002
After 20 years and 3,141 hits as a Padre, Gwynn has started a second career, as an ESPN baseball analyst.
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May 13, 2002

Q+a [tony Gwynn]

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After 20 years and 3,141 hits as a Padre, Gwynn has started a second career, as an ESPN baseball analyst.

SI: You don't have a catchphrase. How do you feel about "Just Gwynn, baby" when somebody gets a hit?

Gwynn: I don't think I like it.

SI: Has ESPN recruited you for its Softball team?

Gwynn: No. But if I could play softball, I'd still be playing baseball.

SI: As a longtime San Diego resident, do you miss Ryan Leaf?

Gwynn: (Laughs) I miss him because he's always good for discussion.

SI: Do major leaguers make fun of Kevin Costner for his baseball movies?

Gwynn: Yes, and for other things too.

SI: Who's your favorite baseball announcer?

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