INSIDE: Tigers claw past Razorbacks, 72-69, in Fayetteville, page 10. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2009
New Alex Box Stadium ushers in new era of Tiger baseball By Casey Gisclair Chief Sports Writer
graphic by STEPHANIE CLARK AND JAY ST. PIERRE / The Daily Reveille
Paul’s 36-point game propels Hornets past Magic, page 10.
The name of the stadium is the same. The uniforms and most of the teams playing in the stadium will be the same. But LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri said the Tigers must make changes when playing in the new Alex Box Stadium. “It’s going to be an adjustment for us,” he said. “That’s why we wanted to get in here early, so our players could have some of the nuances ﬁgured out before opening day.” One of the major differences between the old Alex Box Stadium and the new Alex Box Stadium is the hitting backdrop. ALEX BOX, see page 12
See what the new Alex Box Stadium looks like a day before its opening, page 12.
Lady Tigers hungry tonight to follow up signature win, page 14.