Jennie Finch, the former icon of the sport of softball who pitched for the Chicago Bandits up until last year gave birth Monday. Her second son, named Diesel Dean Daigle, joins 5-year-old Ace Shane Daigle in the family. (Yeah, I think their kids have kinda weird names too, but I try not to judge people on that. I'm judgmental enough about plenty of other things, so I'll refrain … [Read more...] about Jennie Finch’s new Son, Diesel Arrives (Photos)
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If I had to guess where Jennie Finch’s career is heading next, I would say “television;” possibly her own show on one of ESPN’s networks. “I visited ESPN last week and went through the car wash there of maybe figuring out what role would work. So it’s kind of an open door and I’m looking at my options,” Finch told me during our exclusive conversation Friday night. The … [Read more...] about What’s next for the Retiring Jennie Finch? Ownership? ESPN Show?
When Chicago Bandits' center fielder Emily Friedman suited up to play in the National Pro Fastpitch she thought that after one year she'd had her fun and was done. "Just after my first year I was like, 'oh that was a great experience,' but I wasn't planning on coming back," said Friedman. Four years down the road and the five year veteran, "wants to play as long as [she] … [Read more...] about Vying Veterans: How two Bandits have survived five years in the NPF
Chicago Bandits pitcher and icon of professional softball Jennie Finch threw a perfect game last night. She also drove in the game winning RBI in the fifth inning with a bases loaded sacrifice fly. It scored Vicky Galindo for the first run in a game that yielded a final score of 2-0. Finch notched eleven strikeouts on the night including all three Akron Racers batters in the … [Read more...] about Jennie Finch throws Perfect Game