BATON ROUGE -- The Wally Pontiff Jr. Baseball Hall of Fame in Alex Box Stadium opens to the public this weekend as the Tigers face Maryland in a three-game season-opening series.
Located on the ground level, third-base side of the stadium, the Hall of Fame celebrates the glorious history of LSU Baseball through words, photographs and video, and it contains numerous artifacts, including the Tigers' National Championship rings and trophies, vintage uniforms and Major League memorabilia.
The facility will be open throughout the season before and during home games in Alex Box Stadium.
Baseball Hall of Fame Hours This Weekend
Friday vs. Maryland
Game Time: 7 p.m.
2 p.m.-4:30 p.m. - enter Hall of Fame through outdoor entrance on third base side
Closed from 4:30-5 p.m.
5 p.m. through 7th inning - enter Hall of Fame through indoor entrance on ground-level concourse
Saturday vs. Maryland
Game Time: 1 p.m.
8:30-10:30 a.m. - enter Hall of Fame through outdoor entrance on third-base side
Closed from 10:30-11 a.m.
11 a.m. through 7th inning - enter Hall of Fame through indoor entrance on ground-level concourse
Sunday vs. Maryland
Game Time: 12 p.m.
10 a.m. through 7th inning - enter Hall of Fame through indoor entrance on ground-level concourse
New Items at Alex Box Concessions Stands
The Alex Box Stadium concessions stands will feature several new items in 2013, beginning with Friday night's season opener versus Maryland. The items are available at the Bayou Café located at each concessions stand throughout the stadium. Fans can look forward to ordering the following selections on the Alex Box menu:
- roasted Cajun corn on the cob
- stuffed crawfish pie
- stuffed meat pie
- stuffed Asiago mushroom with roasted pepper pie
- stuffed seafood pistolettes with crab, shrimp and crawfish, served with a side of jambalaya
- chicken and sausage jambalaya
- Swamp Seeds
- Lenten Special - each Friday during Lent, catfish po-boys will be on the menu