| Tiger Rant|| re: Older baseball fans-please share your fav.memories of the box from the 60s & 70s - blueridgeTiger on 2/20/15 at 9:51 am|
I started LSU in 1960. Attended many games at the Box - as others have said low attendance. The Tigers won the SEC in 61 or 62, but didn't go to a regional tournament because the Board of Supervisors were afraid they might play a team with African Americans on the roster....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Favorite lsu team that did not win a championship - blueridgeTiger on 12/17/14 at 11:50 am|
I go all the way back to my second year at LSU - that 1961 team was loaded. An early season loss to Rice kept this team from the recognition it deserved....
| Tiger Rant|| re: As an LSU fan I like the fact we have no rivals - blueridgeTiger on 11/29/14 at 10:00 am|
In Lafayette U-LaLa seems to think they're our biggest rival....
| Tiger Rant|| Kick Off time for Ole Miss - blueridgeTiger on 10/16/14 at 12:22 pm|
Looked on the schedule and it's TBD. Need to know, hosting several people for that game.
| Tiger Rant|| re: Les Miles vs. Charlie McClendon # of losses in their 1st 10 years - blueridgeTiger on 9/23/14 at 9:43 am|
[quote]Also, you didn't account for 4 ties under McClendon. [/quote]
Some of those ties were like losses. Particularly, that 6-6 tie to Rice in 62 - that was a championship caliper team he inherited from Dietzel....
| O-T Lounge|| re: What was your degree in and what was your first job out of college? - blueridgeTiger on 6/11/14 at 10:28 am|
Paper Mill Engineer...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Greatest Plays in LSU Football History - blueridgeTiger on 6/11/14 at 8:37 am|
Lots of great plays there. A couple to add:
1969 first play from scrimmage vs. Auburn - halfback pass for touchdown.
1961 Truax 4th down diving catch to keep winning drive vs. Ole Miss alive....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Your First LSU Football Game? - blueridgeTiger on 6/11/14 at 8:09 am|
My first visit to TS was for the LSU vs. Southeastern game in [b]1949[/b]. The stadium was still a horseshoe in those days....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Same character role, different actor - blueridgeTiger on 5/8/14 at 8:13 am|
Alec Baldwin (terrible casting!) and Tommy Lee Jones as Dave Robicheaux....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Best game EVER in Tiger Stadium - blueridgeTiger on 5/2/14 at 1:19 pm|
1969 Auburn - halfback pass for TD on first play of the game....
| More Sports Board|| re: Lets all feel old together... - blueridgeTiger on 5/1/14 at 9:37 am|
100% across the board (probably older that 99% of the coaches too)....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Trying to get former tigers to speak at functions... - blueridgeTiger on 5/1/14 at 8:36 am|
I've tried to get in touch with a couple of former players to attend a local chapter function. No luck whatsoever....
| Political Talk|| re: If W Hadn't Started A War In Iraq... - blueridgeTiger on 4/17/14 at 2:07 pm|
[quote]"about 70 hours of intensive airstrikes involving 650 sorties against nearly 100 targets. A total of 415 cruise missiles were launched, Pentagon officials said, including 325 Tomahawks fired by U.S. Navy forces and 90 heavier cruise missiles deployed from Air Force B-52s."[/quote]
It is fu...
| Political Talk|| re: If W Hadn't Started A War In Iraq... - blueridgeTiger on 4/17/14 at 12:21 pm|
[quote]Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Madeleine Albright, John Kerry, etal.[/quote]
"If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq's weapons of mass destruction program."
--President Bill Clinton, Feb. 17, 1998...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Books on Hurricane Katrina - blueridgeTiger on 3/22/14 at 3:51 pm|
The prologue to [link=(http://www.amazon.com/Search-Yellow-Dog-Randall-Mystery/dp/146358511X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=8-1&qid=1395521402)]In Search of the Yellow Dog[/link] starts with Katrina. Book is written by one of the regular posters on TD....
| More Sports Board|| This Date in Baseball History - blueridgeTiger on 3/15/14 at 8:15 am|
[quote][b]March 15, 1960[/b] The Southern Association announces the New Orleans Pelicans, for the first time since 1901, will not be part of the Double-A circuit. The franchise, a major league affiliate of the Yankees in 1958, will be replaced by the Little Rock Travelers. [/quote]...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Planning Ahead - Houston - blueridgeTiger on 3/14/14 at 10:04 am|
[quote]Midtown is also right by the Metro which will take you to Reliant. [/quote]
That might work!...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Planning Ahead - Houston - blueridgeTiger on 3/14/14 at 9:46 am|
I think the wife is pretty set on the Galleria area. ...
| Tiger Rant|| Planning Ahead - Houston - blueridgeTiger on 3/14/14 at 9:41 am|
I'm sure it's been asked and answered before, but wonder if some of the Houston peeps can tell if there will be shuttles running to the Wisconsin game. We'd like to stay in the Galleria region and not have to drive to the stadium.
| More Sports Board|| This Date in Baseball History - blueridgeTiger on 3/14/14 at 7:28 am|
[quote][b]March 14, 1954[/b] Hank Aaron, filling in for Bobby Thomson who broke his ankle yesterday, starts his first game wearing a Braves uniform. The 20 year-old from Mobile, Alabama makes such an impression when he collects three hits, including a home run, in the spring training game against ...