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LSU Baseball—The Cardiac Cats: The Story Of The 2008 LSU Baseball Team

Published by on May 7, 2010

The year was 2008.

The score was 10-10 between LSU and Georgia.

The game was called after 12 innings due to SEC travel rules, and LSU went home in 11th place in the SEC with seemingly no chance of any postseason.

Then came the Tulane game on April 22nd when LSU scored five runs in the final two innings to win 8-4 and began a 23-game winning streak that helped pave the Tigers' way to Omaha.

As the Tigers picked apart their opposition with high-powered offensive weapons, such as Matt Clark and Blake Dean, each team in the SEC started to crumble and fall below them in the rankings. 

Each one of the teams they swept—South Carolina, Kentucky, Mississippi State, and Auburn—helped them skyrocket into first place in the SEC West and an eventual SEC Championship.

Their run in the SEC Tournament, however, did not begin like they had planned.

After eight innings, South Carolina was holding a four run lead and a sure spot into the winner’s bracket. ...

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