Juan "Johnny" Báez a.k.a. "El Indio de la Vía" (born April 14, 1935), is a former Puerto Rican basketball player. He played from to in Puerto Rico's Superior Basketball League and from to with the Real Madrid basketball Spanish basketball team in Europe. In 1957, Báez was named the leagues MVP (Most Valuable Player) and points leader. In 2007, Báez was awarded Puerto Rico's top sports award, the Puerto Rico Olympic Medal of Honor. Báez was also inducted into Puerto Rico's Sports Hall of Fame.