Dash of purple enlivens TD Ameritrade Park
New Orleans native Frank “the bead man” Comeaux, 73, has been coming to the College World Series almost every year since 2000, even when his LSU Tigers aren't in the field. He has become a staple of the CWS.
Posted: Monday, June 17, 2013 12:00 am
Charm, grace and a joy for living are some of the attributes that make LSU fans so popular with Omahans during the College World Series.
Karen Barrett, an owner of Barrett's Barleycorn Pub and Grill, described the Tiger fans who have made her bar their unofficial headquarters during CWS visits as “gracious, fun and very, very kind people.” When Louisiana State doesn't make it to the CWS, the tourney just isn't as much fun for Barrett — or as profitable.
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