Former LSU All-American Alex Bregman begins his quest for a second World Series ring when the Houston Astros open the 2021 World Series against the Atlanta Braves at 7 p.m. CT Tuesday in Minute Maid Park.
LSU senior outfielder Gavin Dugas will wear jersey No. 8 for the 2022 season, coach Jay Johnson announced on Friday. The No. 8 jersey is given each season to the upperclassman who exemplifies the spirit of LSU Baseball through his leadership and dedication to the program.
It was June 8, 1991, at Omaha’s Rosenblatt Stadium, and not long after he had fielded a ground ball at third base and thrown out the final Wichita State batter to clinch LSU’s first College World Series championship, Chris Moock felt a teammate’s cleats rake across his head during a delirious celebration at the pitcher’s mound.
Jay Johnson said Thursday that his first LSU baseball team is not yet game-ready, but the Tigers have displayed the traits necessary to achieve success during the six-week training period that precedes fall practice.