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Sophomore slump?

Landry is known for his stellar defense in center

Leon Landry's homer against South Carolina this past weekend was the first burst of life that LSU head coach Paul Mainieri had seen in some time from his centerfielder.

The game of baseball, more or less, ushered the word slump into the sports dictionary.After the summer that sophomore Tiger Leon Landry had, the word slump would have been the last word that you would have used to describe what was expected from the Baton Rouge native in 2009.It was a performance that will not soon be forgotten, named the No. 1 prospect in the Cal Ripken Sr. League by Baseball... Recommended Stories

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