Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
1996 National Champions
LSU went 52-15 and won four straight games in Omaha to claim its third NCAA title in six seasons, defeating Wichita State, Florida (twice) and Miami.
The '96 Tigers captured the SEC title and were one of the most prolific offensive teams in league history, establishing conference records for home runs (131), runs scored (648), RBI (549), and total bases (1,331).
Erected by Tiger Athletic Foundation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. 30° 24.323′ N, 91° 11.289′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on Gourrier Avenue 0.3 miles west of Nicholson Drive (Louisiana Highway 30), on the right when traveling west. Located in the Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70820, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1993 National Champions (here, next to this marker); Ben McDonald (here, next to this marker); Skip Bertman (here, next to this marker); Todd Walker (here, next to this marker); 1997 National Champions (a few steps from this marker); Eddy Furniss (a few steps from this marker); 1991 National Champions (a few steps from this marker); 2000 National Champions (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2016. This page has been viewed 209 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 13, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.