In Memory
  August Edmun Garrido Jr.
         WHEREAS, University of Texas sports fans bade farewell to a
  renowned college baseball coach with the passing of August Edmun
  Garrido Jr. on March 15, 2018, at the age of 79; and
         WHEREAS, Augie Garrido was born in Vallejo, California, on
  February 6, 1939; a member of the Fresno State University
  baseball team, he was named all-conference and competed in the
  1959 College World Series; following graduation in 1961, he
  signed with the Cleveland Indians and played six seasons in the
  minor leagues; and
         WHEREAS, After launching his coaching career in 1966 at
  Sierra High School in Tollhouse, California, Mr. Garrido rose to
  the college ranks when he became head coach at San Francisco State
  University in 1969, and he took charge of the Cal Poly program the
  following year; named head coach at California State University,
  Fullerton, in 1973, he produced three College World Series
  champions in 21 total years with the Titans, and he also won two
  Big 10 Conference titles at the University of Illinois; and
         WHEREAS, Coach Garrido brought his distinctive coaching
  style to The University of Texas at Austin in 1997; under his
  guidance, the Longhorns broke a six-year drought with a berth in
  the 2000 College World Series and went on to make seven
  additional College World Series appearances and to claim two
  national championships; UT also won seven Big 12 Conference
  titles during his tenure, and when he retired in 2016, he was
  college baseball's all-time winningest coach with 1,975
  victories; and
         WHEREAS, Credited with the development of 15 Major League
  Baseball first-round draft picks, Coach Garrido also mentored
  four National Players of the Year and 53 All-Americans over the
  course of his legendary career; moreover, he was a six-time
  National Coach of the Year and was inducted into the National
  College Baseball Hall of Fame and the Texas Sports Hall of
  Fame; and
         WHEREAS, Widely considered one of the greatest college
  baseball coaches of all time, Augie Garrido was beloved for his
  wit, wisdom, and unique psychological approach to the game, and
  his myriad achievements will continue to be remembered and
  admired for many years to come; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 86th
  Legislature, hereby pay tribute to the life of August Edmun
  Garrido Jr. and extend heartfelt sympathy to all those who mourn
  his passing; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this Resolution be
  prepared for his family and that when the Senate adjourns this
  day, it do so in memory of Augie Garrido.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on May 24, 2019, by a
    rising vote.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate