Skip Bertman

Skip Bertman (HM2L8T)

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N 30° 24.355', W 91° 11.316'

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Skip Bertman arrived in Baton Rouge in the summer of 1983 with a vision to transform the LSU Tigers into the nation's elite college baseball team. Bertman came to LSU after a highly successful eight-year stint at the Universite of Miami, where he served as associate head coach and helped lead the Hurricanes to five College World Series appearances, including the 1982 national title.Bertman was determined to create the same atmoshere of excellence at LSU that he thrived in at Miami. He knew that he would face many challenges in rebuilding a program that was averaging less than 500 fans per game in an aging Alex Box Stadium.Bertman overhauled every aspect of LSU Baseball and developed a dynasty during 18 remarkable seasons from 1984-2001. He demonstrated to athletic directors around the country that college baseball could be a profitable enterprise through dedicated attention to every detail involving academics, facilities, recruiting, marketing and, of course, winning baseball games.Backed by tremendous community support and the determined work ethic of assistant coaches and players, Bertman made "Baseball At The Box" a must-see event, as thousands poured through the turnstiles at a renovated Alex Box Stadium to inspire the Tigers to win championships.5 NCAA College World Series Championships1991,



1993, 1996, 1997, 2000
11 College World Series Apprearences1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 200016 NCAA Tournament Berths.1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 20017 Southeastern Conference Conference1986, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 19976 SEC Tournament Titles1986, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 20009 SEC Western Division Championships1985, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 20019 50-Win Seasons1986, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000
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HM NumberHM2L8T
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Year Placed2019
Placed ByWally Pontiff Jr. Foundation
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Date Added Thursday, September 26th, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 674004 N 3365158
Decimal Degrees30.40591667, -91.18860000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 24.355', W 91° 11.316'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 24' 21.3" N, 91° 11' 18.96" W
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