Luis Rafael “El Tigre” Cabrera

Born: April 26, 1919 in Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico
Died: September 16, 1977 in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Bats: Right Throws: Right
HT: 5-10 WT: 175 lb.

Leader in strikeouts in 1944-45 (81) and 1945-46 (75)…first to win 100 games and one of five…Lifetime he is fifth in wins (105); sixth in strikeouts (785) and innings pitched (1378.1); eighth in earn run average (3.43)…in 1945 he won three games vs. Ponce in two days: one Saturday, January 20, and two on Sunday, January 21 (both in relief)…one of four active in four decades…in 2014 he was selected as one of the best 75 players of the Puerto Rico Professional League.

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