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Finch set to retire next month at age 29

Updated: July 20, 2010, 6:37 PM ET
Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Jennie Finch had no trouble dazzling everyone.

The striking blonde with the unhittable stuff was the most dominant softball pitcher of her time, giving her sport a new face just as it was starting to really catch on in the United States. Finch won an NCAA championship in record-setting fashion and added Olympic gold as she spread softball's popularity in America and beyond.

But after 10 years of playing internationally, Finch is turning her focus to her family and ...

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