LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri announces retirement after 15 seasons

On Friday, May 28 LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri officially announced his retirement after the 2021 season.

Mainieri's LSU career resulted in a 2009 national championship for the tigers as well as five College World Series and six conference tournament championships.

"I've been blessed throughout my career to coach unbelievable young men of great character and skill, and to have worked with talented and dedicated assistant coaches, support staff and administrators," Mainieri said. " It's very difficult to leave a profession that I truly love, but I'm so grateful for the amazing opportunities that have been presented to me through the years."

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