Borom, Red

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Borom, Red Gender: M
Edward Jones Borom
born on 30 October 1915 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Spartanburg, South Carolina, 34n57, 81w56
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 06°01' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 28°46 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 20°17'

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American second baseman who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for two seasons and won a World Series ring with the Detroit Tigers in 1945. Born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Borom was 28 years old before he made it to the big leagues. He only played one full season in the major leagues, and that season was spent with the 1945 World Series champion Detroit Tigers. Borom also played professional and semi-pro baseball for over 15 years from the mid-1930s into the 1950s.

Borom was inducted into the Texas Baseball Hall of Fame in 1978 and the Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame in 1996.

After retiring from baseball, Borom worked 25 years for a freight company in Dallas. He died at age 95 on 7 January 2011 in Dallas, Texas as one of the oldest living former Major Leaguers.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 95)
  • Vocation : Sports : Baseball (Second baseman)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (MLB player, 1945-1946)