Longtime Channel 6 Action News anchor Jim Gardner announced earlier this month that he would be scaling back his schedule before retiring at the end of 2022.

He will no longer anchor the 11 PM news after January but will continue to be seen at 6 PM until he retires at the end of 2022.

End of an Era: Legendary Channel 6 Anchor Jim Gardner to Retire 

On Saturday night he was at the Wells Fargo Center, to ring the bell before the Sixers game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Photo: Mike Gill / TSM
Photo: Mike Gill / TSM

Ringing the bell before Sixers' games started during the 2013-14 season and has since become a big deal with guys like Julius Erving and Allen Iverson, Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard, Charlie Manuel, former Eagles stars Malcolm Jenkins, Nick Foles, and celebrities like Kevin Hart, Michael B. Jordan, Carli Lloyd, season-ticket holder M. Night Shyamalan, RZA among others 

You can now add Jim Gardner to the famous list.

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