April 11, 2006--Posted at 12:00 p.m. CDT
TRUMANN, AR-- There are the kids of summer, the boys of summer, and now the seniors of summer. It's a senior softball league made up of men 55 and older, with an average age of 70. Several of the players are in their 80's and one of them is 84.
The league formed ten years ago and right now there are 5 teams from Trumann, Jonesboro, Cherokee Village, Little Rock and Memphis. The teams meet up at different locations every Tuesday and Thursday with each team playing a double header. In fact, one year the Jonesboro team played 155 games.