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Praise Speech on Jennie Finch
Rachel Silverman
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mariah Hancock on Thursday March 24, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to COM 219 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach taught by Rachel Silverman in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 13 views. For similar materials see Speech in Communication Studies at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach.


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Date Created: 03/24/16
Mariah Hancock 1/31/16 Section 12 Jennie Finch Praise Speech General Purpose: To praise Specific Purpose: After my speech, the class will know much more about Jennie Finch and how  she was, and remains, a big inspiration the softball community. Introduction  I .        Open With Impact: What can you do in a half a second? A.  Jennie pitches at an average 65 miles an hour (95.3333 ft/s) B.  Softball mounds are 43 ft. from the plate – Jennie’s 6 ft stride = 37 ft C.  Batters have an average .4 seconds from release to hit the ball  II .        Connect: A.  Opening connects to the readers  III .        Thesis: Jennie Finch is inspirational to softball players  IV .        Preview: I’m going to talk about A.  Jennie’s stats and why she was a good softball player B.  Jennie’s abilities to strike out baseball players (and why that matters) C.  Jennie’s current ways that she remains a role model and helps aspiring softball  players Body  I .        Record setting statistics makes Finch stand out A. Transition: For starters, Finch paved her way to being an inspiration through her  record setting statistics. B. Arizona 1. 60 consecutive wins 2. Two year first­team All American st nd 3. Helped her team take 1  and 2  her last two years in the WCWS C. Pro – Chicago Bandits 1. Pitches top out at 72 mph 2. Averages 65 mph 3. 61 Strike outs in her last pro season D. Olympic – USA 1. Led her team to multiple world cup championships 2. Gold and silver Olympic medalist (2004 – gold, 2008 – silver)  II .        Jennie vs. Major league players helps softball players support their sport A. Transition: Despite what the numbers say, many baseball players will claim that  Finch’s stats aren’t even that great in comparison to baseball. B. “Baseball is harder than softball because baseball pitchers throw faster” C. Struck out Albert Pujols (onrdof the greatest batters of his generation) D. Threw a no­hitter in the 23  annual Pepsi All­Star game 1. Nobody even touched the ball E. Struck out seven­time National League MVP Barry Bonds  III .        Finch currently impacts the softball community even though she’s retired A. As if skills and talent weren’t enough, Finch remains an inspiration through her  current work to support young softball players in her retirement. B. Charity 1. Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team 2. ‘N Play 3. Breast Cancer Research Foundation C. Helping current softball Players 1. JF Softball Academy 2. Camps Conclusion I. Main Points A. Jennie Finch is very inspirational B. One of the best softball pitchers of all time C. Beats out baseball players D. Currently still working to improve the softball community  II .        Closure A. Next time you’re in class waiting for the seconds to crawl by, think about the  speed of Jennie Finch


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