Born: May 29, 1929 in Santurce, Puerto Rico
Died: May 27, 2014 in Caguas, Puerto Rico
Bats: Left Throws: Left
HT: 5-11 WT: 170 lb.
All time seventh in strikeouts (632) innings pitched (1228.1); and ninth in wins (84)…threw a no-hitter vs. Aguadilla, combined with Luis Febres, on December 31, 1950 (Febres threw the first two innings and Vargas 7 innings)…won 10+ four times…pitcher with most games in three seasons in a row: 1948-49 (25), 1949-50 (36) y 1950-51 (27) for a total of 88…Named to the Caribbean Hall of Fame in 2020…in 2014 he was selected as one of the best 75 players of the Puerto Rico Professional League.
Photo Colorization: Joe Torres