He's an 80-year-old softball player in a league that's turning 25

Bob Nicklason was presented a muffin on the mound for his 80th birthday before the start of his Fresno Senior Softball League game. It's also a banner year for the league, which turns 25 this season.
Bob Nicklason was presented a muffin on the mound for his 80th birthday before the start of his Fresno Senior Softball League game. It's also a banner year for the league, which turns 25 this season.

‘I want to be just like him when I grow up,’ says the 73-year-old softball player. His hero is 80

May 01, 2017 11:30 AM

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