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Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Tickets
Team: Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns
Location: Lafayette, La.
Conference: Sun Belt Conference
Overall 2019 Record: 28-31
2019 Conference Record: 15-15
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns TicketsThe Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns started keeping official baseball records in 1912. Under manager J.G. Lee, the Ragin' Cajuns put up a 2-4 record in their six-game season. The next year saw a vast improvement, as the team posted an 8-2 record in 1913. The team didn't join a conference until 1948 when they became a charter member of the Gulf States Conference and remained with the conference until it shut down in 1971. The Ragin' Cajuns went on to become members of the Southland Conference before becoming an unaffiliated, Division I Independent school between 1983 and 1987. In 1988, under Head Coach Mike Boulanger, the Ragin' Cajuns joined the American South Conference and made their first-ever trip to the postseason. Boulanger would lead the squad back to the postseason three more times during his tenure. Louisiana-Lafayette made their sole trip to the College World Series in 2000 and is looking to build off a 2019 season that saw them go 28-31. Get your tickets to see the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns today at StubHub.
Who is the head coach of the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns?Matt Deggs will begin his first season as the head coach of the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns in 2020. Deggs was an assistant coach at Louisiana-Lafayette from 2012-2014. He parlayed the success of the 2014 Ragin' Cajuns squad into a head coaching job at Sam Houston State. The 2014 Ragin' Cajuns put a program-record 58 wins. During his tenure at Sam Houston State, which spanned the last five years, Deggs guided the program to a record of 187-118. His Bearkats squads won three of the last four Southland Conference Championships and became the first Southland Conference team to ever make it to the NCAA Super Regionals. He guided Sam Houston State to two NCAA Tournament appearances during his five-year run and had the Bearkats' 2017 squad ranked in all six major polls. Coach Deggs saw 16 of his Bearkats players taken in the MLB Draft in five seasons.Deggs inherits a Ragin' Cajuns squad that went 28-31 in 2019.
Do the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns have any rivals?The chief rival of the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns is SEC powerhouse, the LSU Tigers. The Tigers and the Ragin' Cajuns began playing one another in 1993, a game that saw the Ragin' Cajuns beat the Tigers by a score of 10-9. After losing five consecutive games to the Tigers between 2015 and 2017, the Ragin' Cajuns have rattled off three consecutive victories against their in-state foe. LSU currently leads the all-time series 20-13.
Have any Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajun players gone on to play in Major League Baseball?In total, there have been 13 Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns who have gone on to play in the Majors. The first was in 1944. Ron Guidry is perhaps the most successful Louisiana-Lafayette alumni, as he won the 1978 AL Cy Young Award and was selected to four All-Star games. More recent names to pass through Lafayette on their way to the Bigs include Jonathan Lucroy, Chad Beck and Danny Farquhar.
Where do the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns play their home games?M.L."Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park is the home of the Ragin' Cajuns. The stadium, initially opened in 1978, is a state-of-the-art facility that has undergone massive renovations over the years. Today, with a seating capacity of 6,015, the stadium has been the host site of six Sun Belt Conference Tournaments.
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