GTN Mailbag: LSU built for the new park? 

June, 14, 2013
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Alex Box StadiumLouisiana State University/Getty ImagesThe Tigers move from familiar Alex Box Stadium to new T.D. Ameritrade Park in the CWS.

BATON ROUGE, La. -- GTN writer Gary Laney took your questions:

From Bryan (Houston): LSU used to own Rosenblatt. Will the Tigers like the new stadium in Omaha?

Gary Laney: Skip Bertman's LSU teams, in particular, were built for Rosenblatt Stadium, which was a hitter-friendly park for most of the Tigers' run. LSU was the team in mind when the term "Gorilla Ball" was coined. To me, it was a huge advantage for LSU to play in that venue for national championships, because it played similar to Alex Box Stadium.


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