#28 Todd Linden Season 2024
Highly-touted transfer who enrolled at LSU in January, 2001, after playing two seasons at Washington…expected to be the Tigers’ starter in left field…a Baseball America 2001 pre- season all-American…also named the No. 5 college prospect in the 2001 draft and the SEC’s top newcomer by Baseball America…played in the Cape Cod League last summer, leading the wooden-bat league in doubles (15), triples (3) and slugging percentage (.535)
Batted .390 with six homers and 49 RBI at UW in 2000…was named the team’s Most Valuable Player…also earned Pac-10 Player of the Week honors the first week of the season.
Lettered four years in baseball (shortstop), two in football (wide receiver/free safety) and one in basketball (point guard) at Central Kitsap High School in Silverdale, Wash….a 1998 all-state selection in baseball; also earned all-league honors in ’97 and ’98…a football all-league choice in ’98…helped lead teams to baseball league title in 1996 and football league championship in 1998…graduated with a 3.2 gpa.
Full name is Todd Anthony Linden…parents are David Linden and Diane Moller…interests include weightlifting and water sports…has two older brothers and one younger brother…credits his oldest brother, Mark, who played with the Chicago Cubs, with having the greatest influence on his athletic career…chose to attend LSU because of the “wonderful winning tradition, the great coaches and facilities and the number of excited fans”…majoring in sociology…born June 30, 1980.