WATCH: Softball legend Jennie Finch surprises high school player with Gatorade award

High school senior Taylor Dockins got the surprise of her life earlier this week when softball legend Jennie Finch presented her with the Gatorade National Softball Player of the Year award. Dockins, a California native, was in the midst of ordering a drink at a local coffee shop when the two-time Olympian appeared and handed her the prestigious award. The 5-foot-5 right-handed...
Via Excelle Sports
12 days ago

The Trailblazer Series: MLB's First All-Girls Tournament

With the support of athletes such as Jennie Finch, the first ever Trailblazer Series designed solely for girls welcomed 100 young women from both the U.S. and Canada. The event, curated by Major League Baseball and USA Baseball, took place at Dodger Stadium where the attendees were able to play baseball, receive instruction from women’s baseball players and coaches, and take...
Via The Sports Quotient
May 01, 2017  |  Discuss

How Jennie Finch Will Make More History On The Diamond This Weekend

Jennie Finch should make Memorial Day weekend, well, memorable. The former U.S. Olympic softball star is set to make history Sunday when she steps in as guest manager for the Bridgeport Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. Finch will be the first female manager ever in professional baseball, possibly opening doors for others to come, but making history...
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

3 Reasons Why Jennie Finch Will Excel in Her Historic Role as a Pro Baseball Manager

Jennie Finch is arguably the most famous softball player in the world. She hopes her success on the mound will now translate to the dugout. RELATED: Softball Legend Jennie Finch's Tips for Success Finch will be the first woman to manage a men's baseball team. This Sunday, the USA Softball star will manage the independent Atlantic League Bridgeport Bluefish when they play the...
Via Stack
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Jennie Finch Opens Up: 'I was always the biggest girl out there and I never fit in.'

Softball star Jennie Finch offers a candid look at her life on and off the field in a new interview with DICK'S Sporting Goods "453 and a Half" blog. In a long and insightful Q&A, Finch opens up about her achievements, her upbringing, and how sports helped her go from being an outcast to a standout. "I was always the biggest girl out there," Finch tells 453 and a Half. ...
Via Stack
January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Softball Superstar Jennie Finch Explains How to Throw a Rise Ball

Two-time Olympic medalist Jennie Finch says that to keep batters off-guard at the highest level, a softball pitcher needs to be able to throw every type of pitch well. "My dad
Via Stack
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Christie Rampone, Jennie Finch Among Famous Athlete Moms (Photos)

On a daily basis, sports fans are treated to highlight reels full of spectacular feats of athleticism. From high-flying slam dunks to jaw-dropping touchdowns, there’s hardly ever a day that doesn’t feature something that makes us say ‘wow.’ We also applaud the athletes who return from injury, and lament those whose careers are derailed by their bodies deteriorating and falling...
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jennie Finch blows fastballs by Adrian Peterson (VIDEO) Adrian Peterson is an All Pro tough, rugged running back.  Jennie Finch, while being an All World softball pitcher is a girl.  Save the emails.  Jennie Finch would probably make me look silly too, but she downright embarrassed Peterson during the pre-All Star Game celebrity softball game. I give props to All Day as, according to, he told her, “Don’t take it...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Whiffs On Jennie Finch Fastballs In All-Star Softball (Video)

Most hitters in the All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game see pitching that would be right at home in your local beer league. That wasn’t good enough for Adrian Peterson. The Minnesota Vikings running back took part in the annual event Sunday night at Target Field, and when he stepped into the box against former U.S. Olympian Jennie Finch, he asked her to bring the heat...
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenzie Fowler's star-crossed career ends as Cats' No. 1 cheerleader

TUCSON, Ariz. -- To say she's had her share of "ups and downs" would be a disservice to Kenzie Fowler, Arizona's one-time pitching prodigy in the mold of Jennie Finch, Nancy Evans and Taryne Mowatt. Those three were NCAA champions and were all but unhittable in Arizona's run to the titles. Fowler seemed destined to follow in their footsteps after signing with the Wildcats out of...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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