VIDEO: Jennie Finch toys with Adrian Peterson in softball game

Adrian Peterson had some trouble making contact against Jennie Finch. (USATSI)
Adrian Peterson had some trouble making contact against Jennie Finch. (USATSI)

If Adrian Peterson's football career doesn't work out, he definitely doesn't have a future in softball.

As part of MLB's All-Star weekend, Peterson played in the Legends and Celebrity Softball Game on Sunday and it was all fun and games until it was time for Peterson to go up against Jennie Finch. 

As a pitcher for the United States in the 2004 Olympics, Finch helped the U.S. bring home a gold medal. If you've forgotten who Jennie Finch is, this is Jennie Finch

Either the Vikings running back didn't know how good Finch was or he didn't care, because he asked her to bring the heat during his at-bat. 

"I said, 'Don't take it easy on me. I want you to come with a fastball,'" Peterson told ESPN.com.

Finch brought the heat and you can see below what happened. Lets just say it wasn't pretty. Finch eventually showed Peterson some mercy and threw him a slow pitch -- and Peterson still didn't get on base, he grounded out. 

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John Breech has been at CBS Sports since July 2011 and currently spends most of his time writing about the NFL. He's believed to be one of only three people in the world who thinks that Andy Dalton will... Full Bio

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