Highlands/Perkins in Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
2009 National Champions
The 2009 Tigers claimed LSU's sixth College world Series title, posting a 56-17 overall record, including a 10-1 mark in NCAA Tournament competition. The '09 season was a magnificent year that began with LSU ranked No. 1 in the polls and ended with the Tigers still occupying college baseball's summit. LSU also captured the SEC regular-season and tournament titles.
The Tigers defeated Texas in the best-of-three CWS Championship Finals. Trailing 6-4 in the ninth inning of Game 1, LSU staged a dramatic two-run rally and eventually prevailed, 7-6 in 11 innings.
The Longhorns posted a 5-1 win in Game 2; however, LSU overwhelmed UT, 11-4, in the deciding game to claim the NCAA championship trophy.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 2009.
Location. 30° 24.331′ N, 91° 11.294′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. It is in Highlands/Perkins. Marker is on Gourrier Avenue, 0.3 miles west of Nicholson Drive (Louisiana Highway 30), on the right when traveling west. Located in the "Gerry Lane Championship 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. Eddy Furniss (here, next to this marker); 2000 National Champions (here, next to this marker); Todd Walker (a few steps from this marker); 1997 National Champions (a few steps from this marker); Ben McDonald (a few steps from this marker); 1991 National Champions (a few steps from this marker); Skip Bertman (a few steps from this marker); 1993 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 February 12, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2016. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2016, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. 3, 4. submitted on September 22, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.