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Rangers' Julio Borbon scores during game 1 of the World Series in San Francisco
Texas Rangers' Julio Borbon (29) slides home as he scores off of a single from Vladimir Guerrero during the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants in game one of the World Series in San Francisco on October 27, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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Julio Alberto Borbon (born February 20, 1986, in Starkville, Mississippi) is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Texas Rangers.

Borbon attended the University of Tennessee. In 2005, Borbon helped the Volunteers reach the College World Series and was third on the team with a .350 batting average. His teammates that year included current major leaguers Chase Headley of the San Diego Padres and Luke Hochevar of the Kansas City Royals. Borbon led the Volunteers with a .366 batting average and 19 stolen bases in 2006 and in 2007, his final season, had a .345 batting average.

Borbon entered the Major League Baseball Draft in 2007. Heading into the draft, he was ranked the 19th overall prospect by Baseball America. In the draft, he was taken in the supplemental round by the Texas Rangers as the 35th overall pick.

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