PHOENIX - Phoenix is seeing a new kind of sports champion this week: Seniors.
The Senior Softball World Championship is in Phoenix through Sunday.
According to a news release, 5,000 players in approximately 300 teams are participating in the 10-day tournament.
Currently there are more than 1.5 million active senior softball players and that number continues to grow.
The tournament is expected to draw more than 10,000 spectators to the Valley who will inject millions of dollars into the Phoenix area economy over the course of the 10-day event.
Sunday's tournament play includes men age 50, 55 and 60 at various Valley ballparks.
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