Nick Sandell, the 23-year-old fitness model who’s becoming a permanent fixture on these pages (and for good reason), travelled back in time today, with a throwback photo of one his first modelling shots. And – surprise – he was already super sexy back then.

Sandell, who recently joined the ranks of Wilhelmina Models, shared a photo from his second-ever shoot, taken four years ago, when he was only 19-years-old.

The baseball-themed shoot gives us not one, but three Nicks – wearing only some tight briefs and a baseball glove. (Next time – just the glove?)

Nick’s many fans (over 172,000 of them on Instagram) were ecstatic with this photo. Here’s why:

Mr man Taron

Wondering what he looks like these days? Well, not much different: