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LSU Board Votes to Expand Baseball Facility

The LSU Board of Supervisors on Friday approved the expansion of the baseball hitting facility at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The project will add 4,300 square feet of space to the facility, including a 3,500 square-foot weight room.  Read more and view rendering gallery here.

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Winds Topple Foul Poles at LSU Ballpark

LSU Tigers LogoThe foul poles at Alex Box Stadium, home of the Louisiana State University baseball team, were toppled during a fierce thunderstorm that roared across southeastern Louisiana on Monday morning, but the Tigers will still host Alcorn State on Tuesday.  Read more and view photos here.

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Field at Alex Box Stadium Now Named After Legendary Coach

LSU Tigers LogoThe LSU Board of Supervisors on Wednesday unanimously approved a proposal from the LSU Athletic Department to name the baseball field at Alex Box Stadium after legendary baseball coach Skip BertmanRead more here.

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Tailgating Tradition Carries on at New Alex Box

We’re stuck here in Minnesota with piles of snow and sub-zero temperatures this time of year, so you can imagine the jealously we experienced when we read about the folks down in Louisiana who have carried over their fun in the sun-filled, family-oriented tailgating tradition to the new Alex Box Stadium, home of the LSU Tigers.  Brrrr!  Grrrr!  Read more here.

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The Old Alex Box: Gravel in the Wind

Old Alex Box Stadium at Louisiana State University was leveled earlier this year.  It is now nothing more than a temporary gravel parking lot near Tiger Stadium, where at least one fan paid $3,000 for the season to park his tailgating RV on “hallowed ground” for LSU football games.  The field lights and the flagpoles used to proudly display LSU baseball championship flags remain in place — for now.  Read more here.

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