Mississippi State plans parade to mark baseball championship

Published 11:32 am Thursday, July 1, 2021

Mississippi State University officials say they’re planning a parade for Friday to celebrate the baseball team’s 2021 national championship.

The parade will go through downtown Starkville and culminate with an event inside Dudy Noble Field at Polk-Dement Stadium, school officials said.

School officials are encouraging fans to tailgate along the parade route.

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The ceremony is being held to honor head coach Chris Lemonis and the 2021 National Champion Diamond Dawgs, who beat Vanderbilt University in the three-game championship series in Omaha, Nebraska this week.