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 Edward Jones “Red” Borom

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Edward Jones “Red” Borom

Birth
Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Death 7 Jan 2011 (aged 96)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 64095947 View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. He played second base for the Detroit Tigers from 1944 to 1945. After serving in the United States Army during World War II, he played for the Tigers for part of the 1944 baseball season. He then completed the entire 1945 season with the club, batting over .300 during their pennant drive in September. He was part of the 1945 World Series champion team, beating the Chicago Cubs the year the famous "curse of the billy goat" originated at Wrigley Field. Despite this Borom did not make the Tigers roster in 1946, and played minor league and semi-professional baseball until his retirement in 1950.

Bio by: Steven Tynan

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Steven Tynan
  • Added: 11 Jan 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 64095947
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/64095947/edward-jones-borom : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Jones “Red” Borom (30 Oct 1914–7 Jan 2011), Find a Grave Memorial ID 64095947, citing Laurel Land Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .