Discussion

Finch retires after one last title

Updated: July 27, 2010, 12:07 AM ET
Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Jennie Finch is closing out her international softball career as a champion.

Caitlin Lowe had a two-run triple, and the United States beat Japan 5-1 Monday night to win its fourth straight World Cup of Softball title in Finch's final game in red, white and blue.

Finch was pulled with two outs in the seventh and received a standing ovation as she headed into the dugout, stopping momentarily to wave to the crowd.

At 29, Finch decided to give up softball ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE OLYMPICS HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM