• BirthplaceHavana, Cuba
  • BornAugust 20, 1922
  • Inducted 2006

Armando Vasquez was primarily a pitcher, but could also play the field and bat. Vasquez played in US Negro leagues with Cincinnati, Indianapolis, New York as well as Cuba, Mexico, and Panama. Vasquez came to Brandon in 1948 and had five great seasons with Brandon Greys. In 1949 Armando was 12-1. He helped Brandon Greys win the Manitoba Senior League Championships in 1948 and 1949 as well as the Manndak League Championships in 1951. Vasquez was an entertaining performer who was an “impact” player both offensively and defensively. Armando was also recognized for baseball contributions by former US president Bill Clinton and former New York Rudy Giuliano.