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Roberto Vargas, former Milwaukee Brave, passes away

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  • Roberto Vargas, former Milwaukee Brave, passes away

    Roberto Vargas pitched for the Braves in 1955, making 25 relief appearances.


    The former star pitcher for the Criollos de Caguas, Roberto Vargas, died the night of Monday, May 27, at his residence. Vargas was born on May 29, 1929 and participated in 15 seasons in the Puerto Rico Professional Baseball, 14 seasons with the Creoles and the Lobos de Arecibo.

    In his career, he amassed a record of 84-76 with a career ERA of 3.74 and 632 strikeouts joined. Last year, Vargas was selected as one of the top 75 players in the Puerto Rican professional baseball.

    In 2011, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame Sports Santurce.
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