Former Texas head coach and college baseball icon Augie Garrido passed away one year ago. Coaching colleagues, players, and administrators still use lessons learned from a man they considered a friend, August Edmun Garrido, Jr.
David Pierce’s No. 12 Longhorn baseball team travels to Palo Alto, Calif. this weekend to face the No. 6 Stanford Cardinal. The Longhorns and Cardinal have matched up every year since 1998. Late Texas head coach Augie Garrido and former Stanford head coach Mark Marquess both played similar styles of ball, and with Garrido originally from Northern California, a series between the two programs was a perfect match.