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Broski
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Your all-time LSU baseball team

select:
- starting 9
- DH (can be any player)
- 3 starting pitchers
- 3 relievers

Base your selections on what they did at LSU and not necessarily success they had in the pros (for example, Brian Wilson shouldn't be on anyone's list because he was just decent at LSU as a starter.)


1B: Eddy Furniss
2B: Todd Walker
3B: Russ Johnson
SS: Brandon Larson
C: Micah Gibbs
OF: Jared Mitchell
OF: Mikie Mahtook
OF: Lyle Mouton
DH: Joey Belle

SP: Ben McDonald
SP: Anthony Ranaudo
SP: Brett Laxton

RP: Matty Ott
RP: Doug Thompson
RP: Rick Greene
This post was edited on 4/19 at 2:52 am



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C: Micah Gibbs

Brad Cresse

and its too late for me to come up with one, but i may do it tomorrow


Broski
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Brad Cresse


If we are going by power alone, I agree, (yes, I know a lot of the players I picked were based on that). But, I think Gibbs was a better all around catcher.


777Tiger
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re: Your all-time LSU baseball team
You left me out?


Broski
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re: Your all-time LSU baseball team
Well... who are you?


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tigermike5
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c: brad cresse
1b: eddy furniss
2b: todd walker
ss: aaron hill
3b: wally pontiff
of: joey belle
of: mikie mahtook
of: jon zeringue
dh: brandon larsen

sp: ben mcdonald
sp: russ springer
sp: anthony ranuado

rp: barry manuel
rp: rick greene
rp: matty ott


King Joey
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re: Your all-time LSU baseball team
Wow. That batting order would be a nightmare. Maybe:

Walker
Belle
Mahtook
Larson
Mitchell
Johnson
Furniss
Mouton
Gibbs

I'm not a baseball guy, so that's probably way off strategically. But just thinking about facing that lineup, I'm like, "Wait, where's the bottom of the order? Who the hell do I pitch around?"



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RIPMachoMan
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re: Your all-time LSU baseball team
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matty ott




AscensionTiger
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re: Your all-time LSU baseball team
1B Eddie Furniss
2B Todd Walker
3B Jason Williams
SS Russ Johnson
C Brad Cresse
CF Jared Mitchell
RF Brad Hawpe
LF Joey Belle
DH Blake Dean

SP Ben McDonald
SP Paul Byrd
SP Chad Ogea

RP Rick Greene
RP Louis Coleman


Pilot Tiger
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re: Your all-time LSU baseball team
I dont know why anyone would have Ranaudo as their starting pitcher. He had one good year, and it came in the same year where Louis Coleman had a better statistical year.



Broski
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I dont know why anyone would have Ranaudo as their starting pitcher. He had one good year, and it came in the same year where Louis Coleman had a better statistical year.


Ranaudo at his best was better than Coleman. Same reason I included Ott, yeah he fell way off after his freshman year, doesn't deny how amazing that freshman year was though.


Pilot Tiger
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Ranaudo at his best was better than Coleman
how so?

Coleman was arguably the most important player for LSU his last 2 years.

In 2009, he had more innings pitched than Ranaudo, more wins, fewer walks, better WHIP, better ERA, etc

I mean I love Ranaudo, but come on. When Coleman has him beat on ERA, wins, and innings pitched, it's kinda hard to say Ranaudo was better.

And I'm not even going to use the argument that Coleman had a sub 3.00 ERA in the majors last season and Ranaudo is still in A ball


josh336
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re: Your all-time LSU baseball team
Lol at ranaudo and ared mitchell on anyones list.



Furniss, walker, cresse, and larson should have a spot in everyones lineup. Mahtook as well.


josh336
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re: Your all-time LSU baseball team
Chad cooley, zeringue, and ryan patterson should all get consideration in those corner OF spots


Stevo
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re: Your all-time LSU baseball team
Why not Raph Ryhmes for what he's done at the plate? There's much better all around competition these days, and what what Raph had done with the BBCOR is just ridiculous.


BourbonTiger
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re: Your all-time LSU baseball team
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Furniss, walker, cresse, and larson should have a spot in everyones lineup. Mahtook as well.


I agree with this... Ben McDonald, Doug Thompson, and Louis Coleman should be on everyone's list as well.
This post was edited on 4/19 at 7:47 am


lsufball19
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C - Brad Cresse
1B - Eddy Furniss
2B - Todd Walker
SS - Brandon Larson
3B - Russ Johnson
RF - Albert Belle
CF - Mikie Mahtook
LF - Lyle Mouton
DH - Blake Dean

SP - Ben McDonald
SP - Mike Sirotka
SP - Chad Ogea
RP - Rick Greene
RP - Louis Coleman
RP - Barry Manuel

This is a really hard list to make
This post was edited on 4/19 at 7:58 am


LSUChamp06
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Coleman was arguably the most important player for LSU his last 2 years


If Coleman didn't come back for his senior year LSU would not have won the CWS.

He got himself a championship ring, improved his draft stock, and eventually made it pro.


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Macintosh504
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re: Your all-time LSU baseball team
No Brad Cresse?


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OF: Jared Mitchell


I could probably do without all his strikeouts, but he did manage to be on fire in the CWS that year.


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