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Augie Garrido

former head coach in NCAA Division I college baseball
Garrido in 2015

August Edmun "Augie" Garrido Jr. (February 6, 1939 – March 15, 2018) was an American professional baseball player and coach. He was born in Vallejo, California.

Garrido was best known for his stints with the Cal State Fullerton Titans and Texas Longhorns. Garrido had a record of 1,975–919–9, retiring in 2016 as the coach with the most wins in college baseball history. He took his programs to 15 College World Series, winning five of them: three with Cal State Fullerton and two with Texas.

On March 12, 2018, Garrido suffered a stroke.[1] He died three days later at the age of 79 in Newport Beach, California.[2]

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  1. "Report: Former Longhorn baseball coach Augie Garrido hospitalized". News OK. May 21, 2016. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  2. Augie Garrido, college baseball's winningest coach, passes away at 79