LSU has sadly announced that Demie Mainieri, the father of LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri passed away Wednesday morning in Baton Rouge at the age of 90. Per

Demie Mainieri enjoyed a remarkable baseball coaching career, and he was the first junior college coach to win 1,000 games. He finished his career with 1,012 wins in 30 seasons at Miami-Dade North Community College. More than 100 of his former players were drafted or signed by professional teams, and 30 of them made it to the Major Leagues.

His 1964 team won the NJCAA national championship, and he had three teams finish as the national runners-up and another finish third. He has been inducted into seven halls of fame and was named to the NJCAA All-Century Team. Read more.
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RIP, coach....
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