24 Facts About Augie Garrido

1. Augie Garrido has passed away on March 15, 2018 at the age of 79 in California, United States.

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2. Augie Garrido is the fourth head coach to receive such an honor, joining Bibb Falk, Billy Disch and Cliff Gustafson.

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3. Augie Garrido coached the Longhorns from 1996 to 2016 before retiring.

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4. Augie Garrido pleaded guilty to the charge on February 2, 2009, and was sentenced on April 30, 2009.

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5. Augie Garrido took his programs to 15 College World Series, winning five of them: three with Cal State Fullerton and two with Texas.

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6. Augie Garrido is survived by his Wife Jeannie and daughter Lisa.

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7. Augie Garrido helped Horton figure out how to balance baseball and a family life away from baseball.

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8. Augie Garrido played five seasons in the Cleveland Indians farm system, rising as high as the Triple-A level.

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9. Augie Garrido coached Texas to national championships in 2002 and '05.

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10. Augie Garrido died in Newport Beach where he had recently been hospitalized because of a stroke.

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11. Augie Garrido discussed when his batters begin showing bunt in a game.

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12. Augie Garrido is survived by his wife, Jeannie, and daughter, Lisa.

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13. In 1966, Augie Garrido landed his first coaching job at Sierra High School in Tollhouse, Calif.

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14. Augie Garrido ruled the Texas dugout from 1997 until 2016, having previously coached at Cal State Fullerton, Illinois, Cal Poly and San Francisco State.

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15. Augie Garrido is survived by his Wife Jeanni and daughter Lisa.

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16. Augie Garrido threw out the first pitch and addressed the crowd.

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17. Augie Garrido made one last visit to Goodwin Field on Feb 17th, 2017, as the Titans honored him during a jersey retirement ceremony on Opening Night of the 2017 season.

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18. Augie Garrido was one of only three coaches in NCAA history to guide five or more teams to NCAA championships in college baseball history.

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19. Augie Garrido retired from the game of baseball in June 2016 after completing his unprecedented coaching career as the head coach at the University of Texas.

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20. Augie Garrido is adamant about the importance of the mental side of the game.

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21. Augie Garrido led Texas to the College World Series four straight years from 2002 to 2005.

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22. On January 17, 2009, Augie Garrido was arrested by Austin police for driving while intoxicated.

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23. Augie Garrido led Texas to the College World Series four straight years from 2002 to 2005 and won the tournament in 2002 and 2005.

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24. Augie Garrido was born in Vallejo, California in 1939 and graduated from Vallejo High School in 1957.

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