Texas head coach Augie Garrido hugs senior Travis Duke before the game against Baylor at UFCU Disch-Falk Field in Austin on Saturday, May 21, 2016. Texas defeated Baylor 7-6. (RODOLFO GONZALEZ/AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

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Texas, TCU baseball teams plan tributes for Augie Garrido at weekend games

Posted March 16th, 2018

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The college baseball world is mourning the death of legendary Texas baseball coach Augie Garrido.

You can expect there to be many tributes to Garrido this weekend, especially around the Big 12.

RELATED: Former Texas coach Augie Garrido remembered as a one-of-a-kind mentor, coaching giant

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On Twitter, current Texas baseball coach David Pierce urged fans to show up wearing black sweatbands in remembrance of Garrido for the Longhorns’ home series against Kansas. Texas faces Kansas at 6:30 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

TCU coach Jim Schlossnagle also reached out to fans on social media with some heartfelt words and a photo of how the Horned Frogs are remembering Garrido during their series against Minnesota. TCU has a UT logo on the back of its pitcher’s mound with the initials “A.G.”

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