Today in Texas Longhorn Sports History

What happened on this day in Texas Longhorn sports history?

Below is a list of major events in Texas Longhorn sports history that happened on this day. They can have been for current teams, former athletes, or related events. There’s something new every day.

June 22, 1948

Larry Mac Duff is Born

Former co-defensive coordinator Larry Mac Duff is born in Clinton, Iowa.

June 22, 1949

Baseball: 1949 College World Series First Round

Texas beats St. John's in baseball 7-1 in the First Round of the 1949 College World Series.

June 22, 1950

Baseball: 1950 College World Series Game 14

Texas beats Rutgers in baseball 15-9 in the fourteenth game of the 1950 College World Series.

June 22, 1999

Calvin Murray Makes MLB Debut

Outfielder Calvin Murray plays his first Major League game, for the San Francisco Giants.

June 22, 2002

Baseball: 2002 College World Series Finals

Texas beats South Carolina in baseball 12-6 in the final game of the 2002 College World Series, winning the national championship.

June 22, 2005

Baseball: Baylor versus Texas 2005

#5 Texas beats #4 Baylor in baseball 4-3.

June 22, 2005

Baseball: 2005 College World Series Game 12

Texas beats Baylor in baseball 4-3 in the twelfth game of the 2005 College World Series.

June 22, 2008

Men's Swimming & Diving: U.S. Olympic Diving Trials 2008

Texas's Drew Livingston finishes 3rd in the platform event at the U.S. Olympic Diving Trials with a total points of 1,443.15.

June 22, 2008

Men's Swimming & Diving: U.S. Olympic Diving Trials 2008

Texas's Matt Cooper finishes 6th in the platform event at the U.S. Olympic Diving Trials with a total points of 1246.70.

June 22, 2009

Baseball: Louisiana State versus Texas 2009

Louisiana State beats Texas in baseball 6-7.

June 22, 2009

Baseball: 2009 CWS Championship Series Game 1

LSU beats Texas in baseball 6-7 in the first game of 2009 CWS championship series.


I am adding entries just about every day, so if there’s a piece of Texas Longhorn history that you believe is missing, let me know.

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