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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

1991 National Champions

Tigers

 
 
1991 National Champions Marker image. Click for full size.
September 4, 2016
1. 1991 National Champions Marker
Inscription. LSU captured their first national championship in 1991 with a record-setting performance at the College World Series. The Tigers, who defeated Wichita State, 6-3, in the title game, established CWS marks for home runs (nine), runs per game (12), slugging percentage (.603) and fielding percentage (.993).

LSU which finished the season with a record of 55-18, dominated the CWS field, outscoring its opposition 48-15 in four games.

The '91 LSU squad became the first team since Miami (Fla.) in 1982 to win the national championship without a loss in the NCAA Tournament. The SEC champion Tigers were undefeated in the NCAA South Regional (4-0) and in the CWS (4-0).
 
Erected 1992 by LSU Baseball Coaches Committee.
 
Location. 30° 24.329′ N, 91° 11.285′ 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. Touch for map. Located in the "Gerry Lane Championship Plaza" at main stadium entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70820, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Skip Bertman (here, next to this marker); 1993 National Champions
1991 National Champions Marker image. Click for full size.
September 4, 2016
2. 1991 National Champions Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Ben McDonald (a few steps from this marker); 1996 National Champions (a few steps from this marker); Eddy Furniss (a few steps from this marker); 2009 National Champions (a few steps from this marker); Todd Walker (a few steps from this marker); 1997 National Champions (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Categories. Sports
 
1991 National Champions Marker image. Click for full size.
September 4, 2016
3. 1991 National Champions Marker
Gerry Lane Championship Plaza image. Click for full size.
September 4, 2016
4. Gerry Lane Championship Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2016. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 9, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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