2-time National Little league All-Star whose number 25 jersey was retired from the Houston Astros in 1992. He became a celebrity in Puerto Rico before debuting using the St. Louis Cardinals in 1970. He visited the playoffs using the Houston Astros the first nine occasions they produced the postseason – 3 x as a new player and six occasions as a trainer. He previously four children along with his wife Zoraida who they called Jose Javier, Shakira, Jose Enrique and Jose Jr. He and Jeff Bagwell both starred within the Houston Astros.