Augie Garrido was reassigned to special assistant to the athletic director on Monday after 20 years leading the Texas baseball team.
Breaking: Texas baseball coach Augie Garrido has been dismissed and will be reassigned.
— Ryan Autullo (@AutulloAAS) May 30, 2016Advertisement
Current and former players, sportswriters and others took to Twitter to express their appreciation for Garrido, the winningest college baseball coach in NCAA history.
Thank you, Augie. pic.twitter.com/Tc3tp7980P
— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) May 30, 2016
I've been in the biz for a long time. Super Bowls, Rose Bowls, Final 4, NBA Finals…the most fun was covering Augie's team for four years.
— Cedric Golden (@CedGolden) May 30, 2016
Not many coaches are National Coach of the Year four different decades as Augie did.
— Kirk Bohls (@kbohls) May 30, 2016
With DeLoss, Mack, Rick and now Augie gone, that closes the book officially on one of the best eras of Texas athletics.
— Brian Davis (@BDavisAAS) May 30, 2016
— Kevin Lyttle (@klyttleAAS) May 30, 2016
Fitting that Augie Garrido finishes with 1975 career victories. He put himself on the map in 1975 with CWS trip. pic.twitter.com/qKSpiQ0x7U
— Mike Barnes (@MikeB_KVUE) May 30, 2016
Augie treated us in the media extremely well. Very fortunate to have started in this business covering his teams at Texas.
— Dustin McComas (@DMcComasOB) May 30, 2016
I have been incredibly fortunate to have played for and coached with the best ever. Thank you for the opportunity Coach
— T Nic (@tnic10) May 30, 2016
making some of my dreams come true. It was a pleasure coach. Much love! Hook'em 🤘🏼
— Tres Barrera (@TresBarrera13) May 30, 2016
This man is the GOAT. Deserves every bit of the respect and honor he receives. Glad you're my coach, Aug pic.twitter.com/56hGBrMTaf
— James Barton (@jamesbarton10) May 30, 2016
— Alex Silver (@AlexSilver11) May 30, 2016
It is an honor and a privilege to play and work for Coach Garrido. Countless people owe everything to him for what he has done in baseball
— Drew Bishop (@drewhbishop) May 30, 2016
It was an honor, Coach Garrido. Thank you for all you did for me but more importantly, all you did for this great university 🤘🏻 Hook 'Em
— Parker French (@PFrench24) May 30, 2016
Thank you to the best coach in college baseball to ever coach for the opportunity and the best 3 years of my life! August Garrido thank you!
— C.J Hinojosa (@C_Hinojosa9) May 30, 2016
— Ben Johnson (@ben_johnson14) May 30, 2016
Getting to put on this uniform and play for you was an experience I'll never forget! Horns Up for you coach! pic.twitter.com/uduQ0zRGMp
— Blake Goins (@Blake_Goins) May 30, 2016
Playing baseball for this man was an opportunity. I wouldn't trade that for a thing. All the best Coach. 🐂 pic.twitter.com/YtErIB2cKz
— Landon Steinhagen (@L_Steinhagen) May 30, 2016
Congrats on being the best ever at what you do. Thank you for allowing me to be a small piece of your legacy. #Hookem
— Nathan Thornhill (@NathanThornhill) May 30, 2016
— Austin Wood (@AustinTx_wood) May 30, 2016
Thanks Augie, for 20 great years of Texas Baseball. You are the Best Ever! pic.twitter.com/ZUuobADztD
— Mack Brown (@ESPN_CoachMack) May 30, 2016
Legendary @Texas_Baseball Coach Garrido inspired generations of student-athletes. Led UT to 8 CWS w/ 2 nat'l champs. Thank you, Augie!
— Greg Fenves (@gregfenves) May 30, 2016
Augie….one of the best ever…..!!! Taught the entire game…..come see us at Wrigley when you get a chance…. https://t.co/JkJCUPA8sr
— Joe Maddon (@CubsJoeMadd) May 30, 2016
It was an honor to work with the greatest coach in college baseball history and one of the best people I have known. https://t.co/DjlxATqp9x
— Craig Way (@craigway1) May 30, 2016
Thanks to AD Perrin and Augie Garrido. So glad ur staying in the athletic dept. Great job for coming to UT and earning 2 Nat'l Championships
— Charlie Tex14 (@charlietexas01) May 30, 2016
— corry johnson (@cojo0918) May 30, 2016
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