With Baseball’s 6-3 victory against Oklahoma State on Sunday in the title game at the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship, The University of Texas athletics program recorded its 10th Big 12 Conference championship during the 2014-15 calendar year.
Baseball joined Volleyball, Men’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Indoor Track and Field, Men’s Indoor Track and Field, Men’s Golf, Rowing, Women’s Outdoor Track and Field and Men’s Outdoor Track and Field as league champions this season.
“Come home. Shave your beard, cut your hair,” the message read. “You’re auditioning to play your dad.”
As compelling as this is—the son becoming the father—this is not James’ story. It is Freddie Steinmark’s story, and Juston and James Street, ’70, Life Member, are just two supporting characters in the epic production of the film that is, as of press time, titled My All American.
The basis for the movie, which is slated to hit theaters this winter, is an inspiring true UT story that—inexplicably—has never been told on film before. It’s a sports story, but, as everyone knows, the best sports stories aren’t really about sports.