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Oklahoma State Donor T. Boone Pickens Dies at 91

Oklahoma State donor and energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens died on Wednesday, spokesman Jay Rosser confirmed. He was 91.

Pickens graduated from Oklahoma State in 1954 before amassing a fortune in the oil and energy sector. The Dallas native spent much of the 21st century donating to his alma matter, with donations totaling $652 million, per his website.

Oklahoma State played at Lewis Field from 1920-2003, but the facility was renamed Boone Pickens Stadium in 2003 after the university broke ground on a $260 million upgrade largely funded by Pickens.

Pickens posted an annual letter to the Oklahoma State fan base on his website on Aug.