NCAA Baseball Championships:
DandyDon is proud to recognize David Toms as a great ambassador of the Tiger Nation.
2017 Opening Weekend in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field
Friday, February 17
Noon – Army vs. Air Force
• Pregame: Flyover by Air Force F-16s
7 p.m. – Air Force at LSU
• Pregame: Air Force Wings of Blue Parachute Team
• Ceremonial First Pitch: Brad Garafola Jr. – son of deceased East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy, Brad Garafola Sr.
• National Anthem performed by the LSU Tiger Tenors
Saturday, February 18
4 p.m. – Army at LSU
• Pregame: Air Force Wings of Blue Parachute Team/Cannon Demonstration by LSU ROTC
• Ceremonial First Pitch: Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (Army West Point graduate, 1988)
• National Anthem performed by U.S. Army Sergeant Keegan Waldrop
• Top of 3rd Inning: LSU "Soldier Salute" to the cadets of the Army West Point baseball team
• 6th Inning: Recognition of Ray Reich, father of Army Major Stephen Reich, the all-time leader in pitching wins at West Point. Stephen Reich was a helicopter pilot killed during a rescue mission in Afghanistan in 2005.
• 7th Inning Stretch: Singing of God Bless America and salute to a World War II veteran
Sunday, February 19
1 p.m. – Air Force at LSU
• Pregame: Air Force Wings of Blue Parachute Team/Flyover by Air Force F-16s
• Ceremonial First Pitch: Ronnie Gerald, father of deceased Baton Rouge Police Officer, Matthew Gerald
• National Anthem: United States Air Force Drum and Bugle Corps
• Top of 3rd Inning: LSU "Soldier Salute" to the cadets of the U.S. Air Force Academy baseball team
• 7th Inning Stretch: Singing of God Bless America and salute to a 25-year Air Force veteran
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