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14 Facts About Augie Garrido
Augie Garrido is often considered to be arguably the greatest coach in college baseball history.
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Augie Garrido was born in Vallejo, California in 1939 and graduated from Vallejo High School in 1957.
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On May 30,2016, the University of Texas announced that Augie Garrido had resigned and accepted a position as a special assistant to the athletic director, Mike Perrin.
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Augie Garrido is one of only two coaches, along with Andy Lopez, to lead teams from more than one school to national titles, and is among the most successful college baseball coaches in history.
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Augie Garrido is the first coach to guide teams to national championships in four different decades.
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Additionally, Augie Garrido earned 15 trips to the College World Series, including eight at Texas, while garnering National Coach of the Year honors five times, regional coach of the year accolades following six different seasons and conference coach of the year distinctions on three occasions.
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Augie Garrido was a friend of actor Kevin Costner from Augie Garrido's days at CSUF.
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Augie Garrido was a friend of director Richard Linklater, a Longhorn fan.
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On January 17,2009, Augie Garrido was arrested by Austin police for driving while intoxicated.
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Augie Garrido pleaded guilty to the charge on February 2,2009, and was sentenced on April 30,2009.
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