No one at the Celebrity Softball Game thinks they could get a hit off Jennie Finch
Jennie Finch accomplished a lot in her career as a softball pitcher, from a national championship while at the University of Arizona to an Olympic gold medal in Athens in 2004. But, now that she's retired, she's focused on a new pursuit: making the celebrities and MLB legends of the All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball game look silly.
Don't take our word for it -- just ask Sean Casey, three-time All-Star and lifetime .302 hitter:
Finch is back again for the 2017 edition at Marlins Park, and the rest of the field is already nervous. The Cespedes Family BBQ guys asked several of them a simple question -- do you think you could get a hit off Finch if she were throwing her hardest? -- and as you can see in the video above, the answers were ... not optimistic.
Pudge Rodriguez complained that "she throws like 20 different pitches -- she doesn't throw anything straight." Bernie Williams even suggested that he might lay down a bunt. In all, just one man was confident that he could hit her, and it was exactly who you'd expect: Rickey Henderson. His logic? "I was a fastball hitter."