91-year-old softball player still going strong
Maggie McCloskey has been playing softball before women’s organized sports came to be, but as she aged her focus changed.
Published by 9News.com on November 13, 2022
PARKER, Colo. — A Colorado women’s softball team may be the oldest in the country. The Colorado Peaches compete in the Huntsman World Senior Games every year. This year they were the only team in the 80 and over division.
“It’s just the realization that our spirit never ages. We have this amazing essence of who we are, of who we all are, and we can forget that and I think many people do,” Peaches infielder Maggie McCloskey said.
At 91 years old, Maggie has been the glue of the team for that last couple of decades.
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