Rangers 1B Ryan Garko was was selected (along with minor league infield coordinator Spike Owen) to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association's 28-man College World Series All-Legends team.
Garko, who played at Stanford, said he was honored to be selected.
"That was a great time for me," Garko said. "It's how baseball should be played. It was a great group of teammates and it was a big goal to play in Omaha."
Garko said every time he comes to California to play in the majors, it brings back memories of his time at Stanford. Garko batted .402 with 18 homers and 94 RBIs in 69 games during his senior season, when the Cardinal went to the College World Series championship series. Hewas the sixth Stanford player ever to bat .400 in a season.