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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.

April 17, 1955

Charlie Gorin Makes Last MLB Appearance

Pitcher Charlie Gorin plays his final Major League game, with the Milwaukee Braves.

April 17, 1984

Garnet Smith is Born

Linebacker Garnet Smith is born in Little Rock, Arkansas.

April 17, 2005

Baseball: Oklahoma versus Texas 2005

#1 Texas beats Oklahoma in baseball 11-7.

April 17, 2005

Softball: Texas at Missouri 2005

Texas beats Missouri in softball 1-0.

April 17, 2005

Men's Golf: Aggie Invitational 2005

The Texas men's golf team finishes 6th in the Aggie Invitational with a total score 892 (+28) .

April 17, 2005

Men's Tennis: Nebraska versus Texas 2005

#39 Texas beats Nebraska in tennis 7-0.

April 17, 2007

Baseball: Texas at Rice 2007

Rice beats Texas in baseball 4-7.

April 17, 2008

Softball: Texas Tech versus Texas 2008

Texas beats Texas Tech in softball 10-1.

April 17, 2010

Baseball: Texas at Texas A&M 2010

#3 Texas beats Texas A&M in baseball 14-0.

April 17, 2010

Men's Track & Field: Arkansas versus Texas 2010

Texas beats Arkansas in track & field 122-76.

April 17, 2010

Women's Tennis: Iowa State versus Texas 2010

#20 Texas beats Iowa State in tennis 7-0.

April 17, 2011

Baseball: Texas Tech versus Texas 2011

#6 Texas beats Texas Tech in baseball 3-1.

April 17, 2011

Softball: Iowa State versus Texas 2011

#3 Texas beats Iowa State in softball 6-1.

April 17, 2011

Men's Golf: Aggie Invitational 2011

The Texas men's golf team finishes 5th in the Aggie Invitational with a total score of 1122 (+42).

April 17, 2011

Men's Tennis: Nebraska versus Texas 2011

#11 Texas beats Nebraska in tennis 5-2.

April 17, 2012

Baseball: Texas State versus Texas 2012

#23 Texas beats Texas State 2-0.

April 17, 2012

Women's Tennis: Texas at Texas A&M 2012

#24 Texas A&M beats #6 Texas in tennis 3-4.


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.

This information is provided by the History Collection WordPress Plugin, a WordPress plugin that I have created.

Written by Brian Combs

July 17th, 2012 at 5:27 pm

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