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Bandits Mon Aug 25 2008

Bandits Swipe Fastpitch Title

Even without star pitcher Jeannie Finch, who was busy elsewhere, the Chicago Bandits found a way to make history of their own by winning the first ever National Pro Fastpitch championship in Kimberly, Wisconsin on Sunday.

The Bandits, who have won the regular season title three times but never the championship, posted an impressive record in their run toward the title, winning 20 of their last 24 games of the regular season before going 3-0 in the playoffs. Nicole Trimboli was named the series MVP after going 5-for-9 in the series with two home runs and five runs batted in.

 
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