Recent News about Jennie Finch

Day #3

by Jennie Finch June 24, 2010

Today we had a big win against China, we won 1-0! It felt good getting our uni’s on and competing! Venezuela has really created an Olympic style atmosphere in Caracas! The stadium is gorgeous and the stands were full of people. Cat pitched a great game for us on the mound.

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Long Overdue

by Jennie Finch June 22, 2010

Hola amigos from Caracas, Venezuela! We are here for World Championships with USA Softball! We landed last night to a warm welcome here in South America! Welcomed with beautiful music, flags, chocolate, lots of smiling faces, and a warm delicious meal of grilled chicken, rice, & plantains! We had an easy drive to the hotel with a police escort and VIP treatment. We are very excited to be here and to start competing.World Championships now (since the Olympics dropped Softball) is the only event every four years in which the entire world competes. This is our big event. ...

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A List of 27 for My Mom!

by Jennie Finch May 11, 2010

Happy 1 day late Mother’s Day to all of the Mom’s out there! I hope you all had a well deserved most fabulous Mother’s Day! I enjoyed my day with my Ace’s at a couple of ball fields, a save, and then topped off with a wonderful dinner with them & ice cream on the couch!Actual dinners like sitting down at a table as a family is far and few between during the baseball season we can usually count them on one hand. I was very thankful we were able to share a dinner together at a table as a family… a precious gift!I am so inc...

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Personal Stats

Birthdate: September 03, 1980
Birthplace: La Mirada, CA

One of the game’s true superstars, Finch’s overpowering pitching helped raise the awareness of women’s softball to new heights while setting records at the University of Arizona. After graduation, she led the USA Softball Women’s National Team to gold in 2004 and had a great pro career before retiring following the 2010 season.

Career Highlights

Won two Olympic medals and seven world championships with the U.S. national team
"Most famous softball player in history" according to Time Magazine
Two-time Pan American Gold Medalist (2003, 2007)
Two-time World Cup Champion (2006, 2007)
Won 60 consecutive games at University of Arizona
Three-time World Champion