Pitching and defense. That has been hallmark of Cal State Fullerton Titan Baseball since Augie Garrido took the program to Division 1 status in 1975. “Augie Ball” has always been to just throw strikes and let the seven guys behind the pitcher make plays. Heading into the 2019 Titan Baseball season, Augie Ball will still […]
In early 2018, the college baseball world lost a giant, a Titan of the game: Augie Garrido. It’s a new year and the hopes and expectations of the 2019 team of returning to Omaha can be credited to Augie’s legacy.
Pitching and defense have been the cornerstone of any Cal State Fullerton Titan Baseball team since Augie Garrido took the helm. Through the years, from Garrido to Larry Cochell to George Horton to Dave Serrano and now to Rick Vanderhook, the guys taking the hill have been tremendous. Piggy-backing off of our previous post, The […]
Cal State Fullerton boasts one of the most historic and successful baseball programs in the country with four national championships and 18 trips to the College World Series. Why else would the program receive the moniker of “Cal State Omaha”? Obviously there have been tremendous teams of the past. The 1995 Titan squad is considered […]
Just over a week ago Eric Sorenson, writer for d1baseball.com, posted this tweet: #OnThisDay in CollegeBaseball: 2004 From the “Never Give Up” Department: A 10-1 loss to Long Beach St. drops the Cal State Fullerton @BaseballTitans to a record of 15-16. But 38 games later the Titans would win the 2004 national title in Omaha […]
Augie Garrido, the winningest coach in college baseball history with 1,975 victories, passed away March 15, 2018 at the age of 79 following a stroke. Fitting that Garrido ended his coaching career with 1,975 victories. 1975 was the first year the Cal State Fullerton Titans competed at the Division 1 level and subsequently advanced to […]
For the third straight year, the Cal State Fullerton Baseball team will open another season with a new pitching coach. (Jason Dietrich – 2016; Blake Hawksworth – 2017; Steve Rousey – 2018) Although Cal State Fullerton has not released an official statement yet, the odds on favorite to replace Blake Hawksworth was Steve Rousey. By […]