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Tickets on Sale for Generals Booster Banquet Featuring Skip Bertman

Released: 01/08/2010

Tickets are on sale for the LSU Alexandria Generals Booster Club banquet featuring College Baseball Hall of Fame coach Skip Bertman. The annual kickoff banquet will be held Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. in the State Evacuation Center adjacent to LSUA.

Tables for eight cost $300. A limited number of Gold Level tables, which seat 10, are available for $500. Individual tickets are $45. Reservations should be made by calling 473-6475 or 473-6579.

Bertman coached five national championship teams at LSU within a 10-year period, and he holds the record for highest NCAA post-season winning percentage in history. His teams also won seven SEC titles and 870 games. LSU made 11 College World Series appearances under Bertman, and he was named national Coach of the Year six times.

“There’s never been a better college baseball coach than Skip Bertman, and he’s a terrific, entertaining and inspirational speaker,” said LSUA athletic director and baseball coach Dan Purvis. “We are very honored to have him speak as we start the season on our new baseball and softball fields.” Both LSUA teams begin play Feb. 2 at home.

Proceeds from the banquet, which includes an auction, benefit the LSUA athletic program.