Tag Archives: Tigers

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.

Leave a comment

Filed under Amenities & Features, Design & Construction, Stadium Issues

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.

Leave a comment

Filed under Stadium Issues

Clemson Tigers Open Renovated Ballpark

Clemson Tigers PawNewly renovated Doug Kingsmore Stadium opened Friday, when the Clemson Tigers began a three-game series against the West Virginia Mountaineers.  The stadium has new dugouts and new premium-seat section behind home plate.  The $9 million baseball operations center unfortunately won’t be completed until the end of the season.  Read more and watch video here.

Renderings of improvements, @ClemsonBaseball Twitter

Renderings of improvements, @ClemsonBaseball Twitter

Leave a comment

Filed under Amenities & Features, Design & Construction, Stadium Issues

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.

Leave a comment

Filed under Awards & Recognition, Field & Turf

Towson State Drops Baseball, Players Protest

Towson State LogoTowson State University in Maryland has decided to drop baseball.  To protest, players have blocked out the “Towson” name on their jerseys with black duct tape.  Read more and view photo here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Money & Financials

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.

Leave a comment

Filed under Food & Beverage, Fun & Atmosphere, Stadium Issues