Class of 2017

Left to right: Bob Sebring, Gus Niklas, Jim Grubb accepting for Dennis Dewit and Bob Moore


Dennis DeWitt started in Senior Softball at age 52 when the Fresno leagues were started in 1990. Dennis starting playing Nor Cal tournaments in 1994. He managed in the Fresno League from 1993 through 2007. Dennis has been involved in bringing Senior Softball from the South into NCSSA. Dennis started managing the travel team in 1997 and has managed 1 or 2 teams each year. The teams have been JACK IN THE BOX, FRESNO SELECT, FRESNO PRIME, PIFFERINI, and the last ten years with PHYSIOMOTION and now with TRIPLE PLAY.


Bob Moore’s 25 year senior softball career began in 1991 joining the Vintage Softball Club of Santa Clara Valley. In 1992 he became a member of the Redwood City Senors and played in his first NCSSA tournament while on the Redwood City White's. Bob has been a member of both organizations ever since either playing and/or managing teams in both leagues. Bob, a very dedicated person, has been the player/manager of the State Roofing Royals for the past 6 years with the last 4 as manager as he Is limited because of being on Dialysis. He Is currently managing the State Roofing Royals 75's.


Gus Niklas started playing senior softball tournaments there were not many traveling teams. Gus started playing 1989 with the Sacramento Rookies. In 1990 he played with Al Meyers Redwood City Reds for two years. In 1992 he played with the California Angles and played with them for three years. In 1995 Gus played one year with Remax. In 1996 he played one year with the Redwood City Squires.The next five years as a sixty year old Gus played with the California Blue Jays. For the past fifteen years Gus have been fortunate to be playing with Don Farber’s S.F. Seals.          


Bob Sebring has been a member of the NCSSA for many years. He has managed and played for several teams over the past in addition to being a Director of Tournaments in Pleasanton, Livermore and Fremont. This year he has several tournaments scheduled again and has included Twin Creeks. This year  he will be playing  with the (Redwood City) State Roofing Royals. His Involvement with the NCSSA makes him worthy of consideration for the Hall of Fame.