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Bregman, Harris Continue LSU World Series Legacy

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BATON ROUGE, La. – Third baseman Alex Bregman and relief pitcher Will Harris joined the list of former LSU Tigers who have won World Series championships when the Houston Astros posted a 5-1 Game 7 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday night in Dodger Stadium. Following is the list of the 14 former LSU players who became World Series champions:

MLB World Series Champions from LSU
• INF Alvin Dark, New York Giants – 1954 (player); Oakland Athletics – 1974 (manager)
• 1B Joe Bill Adcock, Milwaukee Braves - 1957
• LHP Mark Guthrie, Minnesota Twins – 1991
• LHP Eddie Yarnall, New York Yankees – 1999 and 2000
• LHP Randy Keisler, New York Yankees - 2000
• RHP Russ Springer, Arizona Diamondbacks - 2001
• RHP Curtis Leskanic, Boston Red Sox – 2004
• RHP Brian Wilson, San Francisco Giants – 2010 and 2012
• INF Mike Fontenot, San Francisco Giants – 2010
• LHP Brian Tallet, St. Louis Cardinals - 2011
• INF Ryan Theriot, St. Louis Cardinals – 2011; San Francisco Giants - 2012
• RHP Louis Coleman, Kansas City Royals - 2015
• 3B Alex Bregman, Houston Astros – 2017
• RHP Will Harris, Houston Astros – 2017

Bregman finished the 2017 regular season with a .284 average, 19 home runs, 71 RBIs, 88 runs scored and 17 stolen bases. He collected four homers, 10 RBI and 11 runs in the Astros' 18 postseason games, including one double, two homers, five RBI, six runs and one stolen base in the World Series.

Harris made 46 appearances during the 2017 regular season, posting a 3-2 mark and a 2.98 ERA in 45.1 innings with 52 strikeouts and two saves. He made six relief appearances during the postseason, recording three strikeouts in four innings of work.

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