Former LSU lineman Joseph Baird dead at 80

From staff and wire reports
October 17, 2007 at 4:48 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Former LSU lineman Joseph “Red” Baird has died, a university spokesman said Wednesday.

Baird, a Shreveport native who played for LSU from 1946 to 1949, would have turned 81 on Oct. 22.
Baird arrived at LSU after starring at Byrd High School and serving in the U.S. Navy.

He played in the 1947 Cotton Bowl against Arkansas and the 1950 Sugar Bowl against Oklahoma.
Baird received a masters degree in education from LSU and taught history and math at Central, Baker, Kenilworth and Glasgow schools.

Baird is survived by his wife, Patsy Sandifer Baird, and two sons, Greg and Gary.



View other articles written From staff and wire reports

featured merchant

Patella Dental - Joshua C. Patella, DDS
Patella Dental - Joshua C. Patella, DDS When you visit Dr. Joshua C. Patella and his team at Patella Dental, you are our top priority. Our entire general dentistry team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve. We believe that teeth should look and feel

Convicted St. Rose murderer gets life in prison
Convicted St. Rose murderer gets life in prison
- 3019 views
A St. Rose man has received a mandatory sentence of life in prison for the 2012 killing of 19-year-old Jared Mealey, also of St. Rose.