Shane Victorino Surprises Kids at Nicetown Boys & Girls Club as He Returns to Retire as a Phillie

Former Phillie Shane Victorino makes a surprise visit to the Nicetown Boys & Girls Club that bears his name.

What to Know

  • Shane Victorino visited his sponsored Boys & Girls Club location where his foundation contributed nearly $1 million.
  • Shane spent the day looking at the summer programs and spending time with the kids.
  • He will be officially retire with the Phillies on Friday night before the game.

The "Flyin' Hawaiian" is back in Philadelphia to retire as a Phillie but not before making a surprise visit with some of the city children benefiting from his foundation.

Ahead of his official retirement as a Phillie on Friday, the former outfielder made a stop Thursday at the Shane Victorino Nicetown Boys & Girls Club in which his foundation contributed nearly $1 million in renovations in 2011.

Victorino will spend the day checking out summer programming and spending time with the kids while he's in the area.

Kicking off the Toyota Alumni Weekend, Victorino will throw out the first pitch ahead of Friday night's game against the Marlins.

"It's gonna be a fun weekend," Victorino told NBC10.

His weekend of appearances in Philly makes him the latest member of the 2008 World Championship team taking their victory lap for the fans.

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