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Mainieri makes the right moves for LSU

Updated: August 6, 2009, 4:15 PM ET
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

OMAHA, Neb. -- When LSU fired its baseball coach in 2006, Paul Mainieri had just finished his 12th season at Notre Dame, where he had turned the Fighting Irish into one of the sport's best programs.

Some of Mainieri's closest friends told him then-LSU athletic director Skip Bertman was going to call him about the job. Mainieri, who had played one season at LSU as an outfielder in 1976, didn't believe them.

"I didn't think so," Mainieri said. "I thought it would take too much ...

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