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'It's truly an honor': Softball legend Cat Osterman finally gets her jersey retired at Texas

Back on June 3, 2006, Cat Osterman played softball for the last time in a Texas uniform. In the 16 years since, no Longhorns softball player has worn Osterman's No. 8. Former UT coach Connie Clark wouldn't allow it. She set aside Osterman's number just like she had previously done with the No. 14 that once belonged to Christa Williams, who pitched at Texas from 1998-99 and, like Osterman, was also an Olympian.
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Softball legend Cat Osterman retires

Cat Osterman, considered one of the best to ever play softball, has retired. On Tuesday, from her Instagram page, the former Cypress Springs High School and University of Texas star wrote the following:. “It’s time this intimate relationship we’ve had ends. It’s not you… it’s me. You’ve had my heart...
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Three-time Olympic medalist and long-time USA Softball Women's National Team member Cat Osterman announces retirement

OKLAHOMA CITY – Three-time Olympic medalist and legendary Team USA pitcher, Cat Osterman (Houston, Texas) has officially announced her retirement following a long-lasting career with the Red, White and Blue. After retiring from the sport in 2015, Osterman returned to the field in 2019 with the sport of softball on the brink of its return to the Olympic stage.
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Team USA softball star Cat Osterman returns with another Olympic medal

As fans found their seats at Minute Maid Park, the owner of a legendary arm strolled out to the mound. Three-time Olympic softball medalist and Houston native Cat Osterman wore a Team USA shirt underneath a customized Astros jersey bearing her name and No. 38. She accessorized the outfit with a silver medal draped around her neck, the product of her recent trip to Tokyo.

After 13 years, Cat Osterman and Monica Abbott yearn for a golden chance at revenge

YOKOHAMA, Japan — Olympic oblivion never came after the heartache, the tears and the loss they feared might represent their final moment on this stage. Thirteen years after Cat Osterman and Monica Abbott walked off that field in Beijing and into a foreboding future, their gold medal snatched by Japan, their sport on the verge of elimination, they have been granted a reprieve.