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Thread: Former Tigers second baseman Red Borom passes away

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    New York

    Former Tigers second baseman Red Borom passes away

    Edward J. (Red) Borom passed away
    on 01-07-2011.

    Visitation is Tues-day, January 11, at 1:00 PM
    at Laurel Land Funeral Home, 6000 South RL.
    Thorton, Dallas, TX., followed by memorial
    services beginning at 2:00 PM.

    Red was a professional baseball player from
    1935-1950. He played for the Detroit Tigers
    in 1944-1945 and was a member of the 1945
    World Series Champions. He once got four
    hits in a game against Bob Feller. Red also
    played on two semi-pro National Champions,
    Sinton Oil and Boeing.
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    It's sad to hear about Mr Borom passing. At 95, he was nice enough to sign a baseball card and answer my questions ttm. I think he was the oldest living Tiger and only one of five Tigers still alive from the 1945 World Series Champion team.


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