Tom Borland, '55 CWS MVP, dies

Updated: March 6, 2013, 9:03 PM ET
Associated Press

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Tom Borland, the MVP of the 1955 College World Series who later briefly pitched for the Boston Red Sox, has died. He was 80.

Oklahoma State said Borland died during the weekend.

Borland was a left-handed pitcher at Oklahoma A&M, now known as Oklahoma State, during its College World Series appearances in 1954 and 1955. He went 19-2 with 271 strikeouts at the school. He was 11-0 in 1955, with 143 strikeouts in 117 2/3 innings and a 2.13 ERA.

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