History lesson: 2017 Tigers learn about 1989 team, advance to CWS Finals

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OMAHA, NE – JUNE 23: The Louisiana State University Tigers get ready for the Texas Longhorns during Game 2 of the 2009 NCAA College World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium on June 23, 2009 in Omaha, Nebraska. The Longhorns defeated the Tigers 5-1. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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It was one of the greatest days in the history of LSU baseball.

In 1989, the Tigers defeated Texas A&M, at College Station, in back to back games to advance to the College World Series. That season, A&M had lost 6 games all season.

28 years later, LSU head coach Paul Mainieri reminded his team of what Skip Bertman’s Tigers accomplished. LSU completed a two game, two day sweep of number one national seed Oregon State with a 6-1 win Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park to advance to the College World Series championship finals.

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First pitch of the best two of three championship series is Monday at 6 pm central time.

LSU has never lost a CWS final. The Tigers are 6-0.



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