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Team Purple
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Member since Feb 2009
458 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?

Too many older people!!!!!! Check it out next year when you go to a game. They don't get into standing up and cheering at the top of their lungs like it used to be. The older couples who sit behind me always tell people who stand up in front of them to cheer to sit down. They use the old "Down In Front" statement.


mkibod1
LSU Fan
South of the Donna Dixon Line
Member since Jan 2011
3752 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
It faded away with the old Box. Same way TD Ameritrade has ruined the magic of the CWS. Glad I got to attend games in both Rosenblatt and The OG Box. Great places that just felt right.


RedTigerRulz
LSU Fan
BFE
Member since Oct 2013
4017 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
Are you mother frickers through with your little pity party or what? Get the sand out of your slit and get ready to piss and moan about football!!!!


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TigersBlood45
Member since Dec 2013
249 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
It's the truth. People call the Box the best home field advantage in all of baseball. I think that may have been true at the old box but not at the new one.

Hell we give standing ovations to the opposing teams at times.

The new box isn't an intimidating venue. It's a cozy piece of college baseball heaven that respescts and even applauds visitors. Hell Stoneybrook came down and took over. You would have thought this was their home stadium by the end of that game.

This is no home field advantage. I think vistors enjoy playing in it.
This post was edited on 6/3 at 9:57 am


chalmetteowl
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
#OwlUp
Member since Jan 2008
14645 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
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Honestly, I missed the old Box immediately. I completely understand the need for progress and modernization, but it feels like the best years of LSU baseball are behind us.
nah...

these are the best years, it's just that the sport is a lot more competitive now. no one's ever gonna win 5 in 10 years again or hit 185 HRs ...

as for the OP we blew our Box Magic on Friday


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gismap
LSU Fan
Member since Apr 2009
1841 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
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The new box isn't an intimidating venue

Yup, new box is awful. Has nothing on the noise created from the old Box.


chalmetteowl
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
#OwlUp
Member since Jan 2008
14645 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
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The new box isn't an intimidating venue


well geez whose fault is that?


gismap
LSU Fan
Member since Apr 2009
1841 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
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well geez whose fault is that?

Whoever designed the new stadium to be and feel so far away from the field.


chalmetteowl
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
#OwlUp
Member since Jan 2008
14645 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
i guess it would magically change if we moved the foul lines a bit, put home plate closer to the backstop, and then finally the Box would be what you want it to be?

i mean it can't all be like this, can it?

Image: http://media.nola.com/tpphotos/photo/2011/08/9933620-large.jpg


gismap
LSU Fan
Member since Apr 2009
1841 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
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i mean it can't all be like this, can it?

How about same setup as old box? Just prettier I guess? That would make it better.


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Templars
LSU Fan
Member since Oct 2005
2651 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
New Box - Old Box had the magic. PM is also not Skip Bertman.

I think sticking with Smoke was the way to go, but so many here and elsewhere, railed against him for not being Skip as well. Smoke was a better fit in the long run - he just didn't win right away and after that miracle stretch, our fans were delusional with no patience.


Tiger_n_ATL
LSU Fan
Member since Jul 2005
28975 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
Miles lost the Tiger Stadium magic and now PM has lost the Box magic. Where do we go from here?


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Tiger_n_ATL
LSU Fan
Member since Jul 2005
28975 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
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The new box isn't an intimidating venue. It's a cozy piece of college baseball heaven that respescts and even applauds visitors. Hell Stoneybrook came down and took over. You would have thought this was their home stadium by the end of that game.

Baseball fans by definition are big pussies. At Braves games here in Atlanta, Braves fans let Cubs and Red Sox fans take over the stadium, there are many people that live here from Northern cities and they allow it.


0jersey
LSU Fan
Paradise
Member since Sep 2006
929 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
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Miles lost the Tiger Stadium magic


I didn't realize the longest home winning streak of 22 games in LSU history constituted a loss of magic.


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heartbreakTiger
Georgia Fan
grinding for my grinders
Member since Jan 2008
124156 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
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We won a fricking Natty in this stadium
we have a natty and another cws run in the new stadium. We also have a super regional loss to a 4 seed and a regional loss to houston.


Mobiletiger
LSU Fan
Mobile, AL
Member since Dec 2007
971 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
lsu needed the rally monkey and the can of corn or whatever the hell it was


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TigerCub
LSU Fan
Team Boxtard
Member since May 2006
14972 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
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I think sticking with Smoke was the way to go, but so many here and elsewhere, railed against him for not being Skip as well. Smoke was a better fit in the long run - he just didn't win right away and after that miracle stretch, our fans were delusional with no patience.


That was not the issue with Smoke at all.


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TopsInAmericaTim
LSU Fan
Houston Area
Member since Oct 2011
1102 posts
Online

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
Thanks for the pointless thought, dumbass
Jrvdmac... What a moron you are.
Go suck some more flouride. Your brain seems to still be firing on a couple of synapses and putting the last two out will do the rest of us "walking uprights" a big favor...

Re the comment on BOX... Great point. But I think the bats have done more to the magic than anything else. Largest fan base plus offensive fireworks meant we were always in a game. Now, take UCLA last year for example, one hit, one bunt and a stolen base plus a sac fly and we lose 1 - 0 because the hardest hit baseball only goes to shallow left... Bats suck.


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Cadello
LSU Fan
Eunice
Member since Dec 2007
30883 posts

re: Do we still own any Box Magic?
Threads like this have sucked all the Box Magic out of our Lucky Unicorn...PLEASE STOP IMMEDIATELY!!!









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