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Two-Time Olympic Medalist, NCAA Record for Most Consecutive Wins at Sixty; Named in People Magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People” & ESPN.com’s “Hottest Female Athlete”

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 Jennie Finch Biography

Jennie Lynn Finch is an American, former collegiate All-American and medal winning Olympian, retired 2-time pro All-Star, softball pitcher and first baseman. She pitched for the University of Arizona Wildcats, the USA national softball team and the National Prof Fastpitch Chicago Bandits. Finch won the 2001 Women's College World Series and helped lead Team USA to the gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Time magazine described her as the most famous softball player in history.

Finch began playing softball when she was five years old and has been pitching since she was eight. At La Mirada High School, Finch lettered four times in softball, and twice each in both, basketball and volleyball. (As a senior, she was the captain of all three sports.) As a sophomore, she was an All-CIF Div. II choice in softball and an All-Suburban League selection.

As well, Finch played softball for The University of Arizona. She was a three-time All-American pitcher and first-baseman and Honda Award winner for the Player of the Year as a member of the Wildcat softball team. Her jersey number -- #27 (the date of her parents' first date) -- was retired by the University of Arizona on May 9, 2003 at Hillenbrand Stadium.

Finch made her Olympic debut in Athens in 2004, finishing with a 2-0 record and a 0.00 ERA. In two starts, she threw eight innings, striking out 13 batters and allowing just one hit and one walk. The right-hander played in her first World Championship in 2002 and helped the U.S. win the gold medal. She posted a 2-0 record and 1.17 ERA while striking out 12 batters in 12 innings. Finch represented the United States at the Olympics for the second time in her career in 2008 in Beijing. But the long road to Beijing ultimately ended up with a heartbreaking loss, first in the Olympics to Japan in the final game, and then with the vote to eliminate softball from future Olympics.

In between and after the 2004 and 2008 Olympics Finch pitched for the Chicago Bandits of the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) softball league, and was named NPF's Co-Pitcher of the Year in 2005.

She married Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Casey Daigle on January 15, 2005 at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California. Finch and Daigle welcomed a son in May of 2006. On July 20, 2010, Finch announced her retirement from softball to focus on her family.

In August 2011, she started work as a color analyst for ESPN doing National Pro Fastpitch and college softball games.

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  • Jennie Finch - New York News

    From the softball field to the roads and waters of New York City, Olympic gold medalist Jennie Finch is participating in the Aquaphor NYC Triathlon. She'll talk ...

  • Jennie Finch makes case for Olympic softball

    Jennie Finch is a two-time Olympic medalist in softball, which was dropped from the Olympic program after the 2008 Games. The sport is now part of a joint bid ...

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Two-Time Olympic Medalist, NCAA Record for Most Consecutive Wins at Sixty; Named in People Magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People” & ESPN.com’s “Hottest Female Athlete”

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Jennie Finch Biography

Jennie Lynn Finch is an American, former collegiate All-American and medal winning Olympian, retired 2-time pro All-Star, softball pitcher and first baseman. She pitched for the University of Arizona Wildcats, the USA national softball team and the National Prof Fastpitch Chicago Bandits. Finch won the 2001 Women's College World Series and helped lead Team USA to the gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Time magazine described her as the most famous softball player in history.

Finch began playing softball when she was five years old and has been pitching since she was eight. At La Mirada High School, Finch lettered four times in softball, and twice each in both, basketball and volleyball. (As a senior, she was the captain of all three sports.) As a sophomore, she was an All-CIF Div. II choice in softball and an All-Suburban League selection.

As well, Finch played softball for The University of Arizona. She was a three-time All-American pitcher and first-baseman and Honda Award winner for the Player of the Year as a member of the Wildcat softball team. Her jersey number -- #27 (the date of her parents' first date) -- was retired by the University of Arizona on May 9, 2003 at Hillenbrand Stadium.

Finch made her Olympic debut in Athens in 2004, finishing with a 2-0 record and a 0.00 ERA. In two starts, she threw eight innings, striking out 13 batters and allowing just one hit and one walk. The right-hander played in her first World Championship in 2002 and helped the U.S. win the gold medal. She posted a 2-0 record and 1.17 ERA while striking out 12 batters in 12 innings. Finch represented the United States at the Olympics for the second time in her career in 2008 in Beijing. But the long road to Beijing ultimately ended up with a heartbreaking loss, first in the Olympics to Japan in the final game, and then with the vote to eliminate softball from future Olympics.

In between and after the 2004 and 2008 Olympics Finch pitched for the Chicago Bandits of the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) softball league, and was named NPF's Co-Pitcher of the Year in 2005.

She married Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Casey Daigle on January 15, 2005 at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California. Finch and Daigle welcomed a son in May of 2006. On July 20, 2010, Finch announced her retirement from softball to focus on her family.

In August 2011, she started work as a color analyst for ESPN doing National Pro Fastpitch and college softball games.

Jennie Finch Videos

  • The Pursuit of Mastery | Jennie Finch - YouTube
    Jul 20, 2017 ... As a forever athlete, the competitive fire never leaves Jennie Finch. Hustle, drive, passion, and a never lose attitude are what...
  • Guest Speaker Softball Great Jennie Finch at Play Ball Park in ...
    Former Team USA softball pitcher/first baseman Jennie Finch was the guest speaker on Monday, July 10 at PLAY BALL Park at Bayfront Park ...
  • Olympic softball pitcher Jennie Finch coming to Cuesta College ...

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jennie Finch for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jennie Finch, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jennie Finch or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jennie Finch?

    Booking fees for Jennie Finch, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jennie Finch, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jennie Finch?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jennie Finch for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jennie Finch for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jennie Finch or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jennie Finch or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jennie Finch is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jennie Finch for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Jennie Finch generally travels from Sulphur, LA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Shawn Johnson East, Nastia Liukin, Shannon Miller, Lisa Leslie and Sadie Robertson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jennie Finch for an upcoming event.

Jennie Finch Speaker Videos

  • The Pursuit of Mastery | Jennie Finch - YouTube
    Jul 20, 2017 ... As a forever athlete, the competitive fire never leaves Jennie Finch. Hustle, drive, passion, and a never lose attitude are what keeps her going.
    Guest Speaker Softball Great Jennie Finch at Play Ball Park in ...
    Former Team USA softball pitcher/first baseman Jennie Finch was the guest speaker on Monday, July 10 at PLAY BALL Park at Bayfront Park ...
  • Olympic softball pitcher Jennie Finch coming to Cuesta College ...

Jennie Finch News

  • Jennie Finch - New York News

    From the softball field to the roads and waters of New York City, Olympic gold medalist Jennie Finch is participating in the Aquaphor NYC Triathlon. She'll talk ...

  • Jennie Finch makes case for Olympic softball

    Jennie Finch is a two-time Olympic medalist in softball, which was dropped from the Olympic program after the 2008 Games. The sport is now part of a joint bid ...

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