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The Good, The Bad, and The Augie

Texas baseball head coach David Pierce sought a little of the past when the Longhorns earned an invitation to the College World Series, donning former coach Augie Garrido's No. 16 jersey in the Longhorns' first College World Series game Sunday against Arkansas (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

by Habeab Kurdi

OMAHA, Neb. — The inspiration came in May during the Big 12 Tournament in Oklahoma City.

As late Longhorn coach Augie Garrido once did to honor a former Texas baseball player, Woody Woodman, at the College World Series in 2003, current Texas coach David Pierce wanted to change his number and wear Garrido's old No. 16 if Texas should advance to the College World Series.