Texas Longhorns baseball


Texas Longhorns baseball

Infobox College baseball team
name = Texas Longhorns
founded = 1894



logo_size = 130
university = University of Texas at Austin
conference = Big 12 Conference
conference_short = Big 12
division =
city = Austin
stateabb = TX
state = Texas
coach = Augie Garrido
tenure = 12th
stadium = UFCU Disch-Falk Field
capacity = 6,500
nickname = Longhorns
color1 = Burnt Orange
color2 = White
color3 =
fontcolor = FFFFFF
hex1 = CC5500
hex2 = FFFFFF
hex3 =
national_champion = 1949, 1950, 1975, 1983, 2002, 2005
cws = 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1957, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1992, 1993, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
ncaa_tourneys = 1947, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
conference_tournament = Southwest Conference: 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1994
Big 12 Conference: 2002, 2003, 2008
conference_champion = SIAA/SWIAA/TIAA: 1899, 1905, 1907, 1908, 1913
Southwest Conference: 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1935, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1996 Big 12 Conference: 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007
The Texas Longhorns baseball team represents The University of Texas at Austin and competes in the Big 12 Conference of NCAA Division I.

The Texas Longhorns are the winningest program in college baseball history, both in terms of total wins and in terms of win percentage. Texas holds the records for most appearances in the College World Series (32) and most individual CWS games won (78). The Longhorns have won six NCAA baseball national championships (1949, 1950, 1975, 1983, 2002, and 2005) — second only to Southern California's total of 12 — and have appeared in the CWS Championship Game or Championship Series on five other occasions (1953, 1984, 1985, 1989, and 2004). [cite web |url=http://www.ncaa.org/library/records/baseball/baseball_records_book/2007/2007_baseball_records.pdf | format=PDF |title=NCAA 2008 Men's Basketball Record Book | work=NCAASports.com | accessdate=2008-07-02] As of the end of the 2008 season, Texas has won 74 regular season conference championships and 14 conference tournament championships in baseball.

Former Longhorns who have gone on to success in Major League Baseball include Roger Clemens, Calvin Schiraldi, Burt Hooton, Keith Moreland, Spike Owen, Greg Swindell, and Huston Street.

Since 1997, the Longhorns have been led by head coach Augie Garrido, the winningest coach in NCAA baseball history. The team plays its home games at Disch-Falk Field.

History

Notable former coaches include William J. "Billy" Disch (1911-1939), Bibb Falk (1940-1967), and Cliff Gustafson (1968-1996). Augie Garrido (1997-present) is the current coach, he has led the team to 2 national championships during his tenure.

The Longhorns have won national titles in 1949, 1950, 1975, 1983, 2002, and 2005.

The early years (1894-1910)

William J. "Billy" Disch era (1911-1939)

Bibb Falk era (1940-1967)

Cliff Gustafson era (1968-1996)

Augie Garrido era (1997-present)

National championship teams

1949

1950

1975

1983

2001

2005

All-time season results

All-time series records against Big 12 members

Rivalries

The Longhorns enjoy spirited rivalries with Texas A&M, Oklahoma State, Nebraska, Rice, Oklahoma, Texas Tech, and Baylor.

Texas A&M

Oklahoma State

Nebraska

Rice

Oklahoma

Texas Tech

Baylor

Notable players

* Curtis Thigpen
* Max Alvis
* Tony Arnold
* Bill Bethea
* Roger Clemens
* Dennis Cook
* David Denny
* Bibb Falk
* Kevin Garner
* Cliff Gustafson
* Braxton Hickman
* Burt Hooton
* Tex Hughson
* Randy Jackson
* Brooks Kieschnick
* Ernie Koy
* Keith Moreland
* Spike Owen
* Shane Reynolds
* Calvin Schiraldi
* Huston Street
* Greg Swindell

External links

* [http://www.texassports.com/ Texas Athletics]


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