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 Southern...
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

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 easy...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jennie Finch finishes first triathlon in under three hours

As the early morning sun rose over the New York skyline Sunday, over 3,000 men and women jumped into the Hudson River and began the grueling Aquaphor New York City Triathlon. Participants — which included professionals, amateurs and the physically-challenged — all took the plunge to begin the 1.5 kilometer swim in the Hudson, a 40 kilometer bike ride along the river and finish with...
Via The Other Paper
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Jennie Finch talks about what it takes to be an Olympic softball player

Softball may no longer be an Olympic sport, but Jennie Finch was a key member of the U.S. National Team during two of the three years it was part of the Summer Games. LBS spoke with Finch, a former gold medalist and University of Arizona star player, about what it takes to reach that level as a player. We also discussed softball’s efforts to regain Olympic status. Finch was touring...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Jennie Finch is Blogging Now!

I know it's an understatement...but Jennie Finch has carved out a pretty good career for herself, right?Let's break it down. She was a three-time All-American in college, two-time Olympian and, in 2008, she appeared on "The Celebrity Apprentice". Heck, last year, TIME magazine even called her "the most famous softball player in history".But as Finch counts down the days to the...
Via Hall of Very Good
March 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Friday 5: Jennie Finch

If you hit up "Jennie Finch" over at the'll find a slew of accomplishments.2004 Olympic Gold Medalist.2005 National Pro Fastpitch Co-Pitcher of the Year.2008 Olympic Silver Medalist.But of course nothing compares to this...Jennie Finch is the first female to step up and take her cuts at the "Friday 5".HOVG: Who was your biggest influence and why?FINCH: My parents...
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July 16, 2010  |  Discuss

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