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’87 players show support for this year’s team

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Top Photo: Pictured is the 1987 Louisiana Tech baseball team, the last one to reach the NCAA regionals until this year’s Bottom Photo: Richie LeBlanc prepares to fire a pitch for the 1987 Diamond Dogs.

When Louisiana Tech’s name appeared on the television screen as part of the Starkville Regional during Monday’s NCAA Selection Show on ESPNU, euphoria hit the Bulldog baseball players and coaches who were gathered to watch inside the Club Level of the Davison Athletics Complex.

Camera’s flashed. Video rolled. And cell phones turned into recording devices. It was selfie central for the few minutes immediately following the announcement. Modern technology captured the historic moment.

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