George Stone played two years for the Bulldog baseball team under legendary coach Berry Hinton; he was named all-Gulf States Conference in 1965 and 1966. during his college pitching days, he recorded a no-hitter against UL-Monroe (formerly NLU) in 1966 and still holds numerous single season and career pitching records. Stone currently ranks No. 2 in career earned run average (1.49). He also played basketball for two years at LA Tech. He was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the fifth round of the 1966 Major League Baseball Draft and spent nine seasons playing for the Braves and the New York Mets. He is one of only two Bulldog baseball players to have played in a World Series as he helped lead the Mets to the 1973 National League pennant. He won 60 games in his MLB career.