Jennie Finch retiring from softball next month - Article Photos 26/31

This July 20, 2009, file photo shows United States' Jennie Finch, left, holding her individual plaque and her son, Ace, following the World Cup of Softball championship game in Oklahoma City. The U.S. defeated Australia 3-1. Olympic gold medalist Jennie Finch plans to retire next month and bring an end to a 10-year career in which she helped the sport blossom in the United States. The dominating pitcher announced Tuesday, July 20, 2010, that she will play her final games with the U.S. national team this week at the World Cup of Softball in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/File)