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Texas Longhorns
Founded: 1894
Texas Longhorns athletic logo

University University of Texas at Austin
Conference Big 12
Location Austin, TX
Head Coach Augie Garrido (12th year)
Home Stadium UFCU Disch-Falk Field
(Capacity: 6,500)
Nickname Longhorns
Colors Burnt Orange and White

             

National Championships
1949, 1950, 1975, 1983, 2002, 2005
CWS Appearances
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, 2009
NCAA Tournament Appearances
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, 2009
Conference Tournament Champions
Southwest Conference: 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1994
Big 12 Conference: 2002, 2003, 2008, 2009
Conference Champions
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, 2009

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 in terms of win percentage and ranks second in total wins (3,097) - the Fordham Rams top the list (4,000) prior to the 2009 season. Texas holds the records for most appearances in the College World Series (33) and most individual CWS games won (82). The Longhorns have won six NCAA baseball national championships (1949, 1950, 1975, 1983, 2002, and 2005) — second to Southern California's total of 12 — and have appeared in the CWS Championship Game or Championship Series on six other occasions (1953, 1984, 1985, 1989, 2004, and 2009).[1] As of the end of the 2009 season, Texas has won 75 regular season conference championships and 15 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 UFCU-Disch-Falk Field.

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History

Texas Baseball Team

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. On May 30th, 2009 played the Boston College Eagles in the longest college game ever to be played. The game was played for 25 innings, lasting seven hours and three minutes. Travis Tucker ended the game in the 25th inning with an RBI single. This game broke the previous record set by Louisiana-Lafayette and McNeese State in 1971.

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

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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)

Augie Garrido

National championship teams

1949

1950

1975

1983

2002

2005

Longest game in college-baseball history

On May 30, 2009, the Longhorns and Boston College played in the longest game in college-baseball history — a 25-inning game, during the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship regional tournament at Austin, Texas. The Longhorns — who were designated the visiting team despite playing on their home field — won, 3-2. The game lasted seven hours three minutes.[2][3]

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 among others.

Texas A&M

Oklahoma State

Nebraska

Rice

Oklahoma

Texas Tech

Baylor

Cal State Fullerton

Stanford

Notable players

See also

References

Scott Bryant

External links


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