LSU veteran radio play-by-play man Jim Hawthorne sang "The Star Spangled Banner" Saturday before the Tigers home game against Missouri. It was the last home baseball series for Hawthorne, who has announced he'll retire after next year's basketball season.
The Voice of the Tigers Jim Hawthorne will retire from the LSU Sports Radio Network next year which will bring an end to 40+ years of his voice on KWKH. Once known as the Home of the Legends, KWKH is now known as 1130 the Tiger - the Home of LSU Sports.
We're getting our popcorn ready, and our hot dogs are on the grill for LSU baseball's season opener tonight against the Maryland Terrapins.
After last season's early exit at home against Stony Brook, what does Jim Hawthorne have to say about the chances of the 2013 squad making a hopeful return to Omaha for the College World Series?
Nick Saban and Les Miles. Both are regarded as premiere football coaches. Saban the former LSU head coach, versus the current, Miles.
Jim Hawthorne- who has now been the “Voice of the Tigers” for 30 years- knows full well (and better than most) what type of coaches Saban and Miles are.