Paul Mainieri elected to be inducted into Louisiana Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame – Crescent City Sports


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BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – Former LSU coach Paul Mainieri has been elected to be inducted into the Louisiana Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Mainieri will be inducted into the LBCA Hall of Fame on January 14 in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Other members of the 2022 induction class include former South coach Roger Cador, former Tulane coach Joe Brockhoff, former LSU player and Baton Rouge Catholic High School coach Mel Didier, and the former LSU player and coach of Burke Broussard university high school.

Mainieri will join the LBCA Hall of Fame, former LSU head coach Skip Bertman and former University of New Orleans coach Ron Maestri, for whom Mainieri played in 1978 and 1979.

Mainieri, who retired as coach of the Tigers at the end of the 2021 season, ended his 39-season career with a record of 1,505-777-8, including a 641-285-3 record in 15 seasons at LSU.

LSU won 31 notable tag team championships during Mainieri’s tenure, including the 2009 National Championship, nine NCAA Regional Championships, five NCAA Super Regional Championships, four SEC regular season titles, six SEC tournament titles, and six crowns. SEC Western Division.

Mainieri ended his career as the 7th NCAA Division I coach for wins, and he is one of only five coaches in NCAA Division I history to score 1,500 wins and a national championship. He was inducted in 2014 into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

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