|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» June 7, 1997:
In the NCAA championship in Omaha, the 2nd-seeded LSU Tigers jump on top-ranked Alabama, scoring six runs in the first inning, and coasting to a 13–6 win. It is LSU's 4th win in seven years. LSU SS Brandon Larson is named the Most Outstanding Player of the Series after hitting .368 with three homers.