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Edgardo Alfonzo Excited About Cyclones Infield

Cyclones manager Tom Gamboa and Edgardo Alfonzo (Photo by Jim Mancari) Former Met great Edgardo Alfonzo helped out the past few days as a special instructor for the Brooklyn Cyclones, who open their season tonight on the road against the Staten Island Yankees. Alfonzo brings years of offensive and defensive expertise to these young players trying to get their feet wet in the big...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Happy Days! Fonzie To Coach In Mets Minor Leagues

Edgardo Alfonzo, arguably the best second baseman in Mets history, and in my opinion one of the smartest ball players this team has ever had, has been hired to be a coach in the Mets minor league system. Fonzie, who played with the Mets from 1995 - 2002, was used in many capacities while with the Mets. He was a SS in the minor leagues until Mets signed Cuban defector Rey Ordonez. Once with the
Via Long Island Met Fan
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Hold Twitter #AskFonzie With Edgardo Alfonzo

When you're a team with a bleak looking future and you lack the competency to improve, what do you do? You look to the past!At least, that's what the Mets did, bringing back infielder Edgardo Alfonzo for a Q&A session with Mets fans yesterday on Twitter. Here are some of the best questions, and Alfonzo's responses..@SNESmaster Me...But actually Todd Zeile moving over...
Via Effing Mets
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Egardo Alfonzo: “I Think It’s Going To Be A Great Future”

As the 2013 season draws to a close for the New York Mets, what can be taken away from their fifth-straight losing season is the emergence of a number of young talents ranging from the pitching mound to the bullpen; from home plate, to centerfield. Met-Legend Edgardo Alfonzo was once an up-and-coming prospect himself, becoming a premiere bat and a defensive wonder during the Amazin’s...
Via Mets Merized Online
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Mookie, Alfonzo to manage Futures Game in NYC

A pair of popular Mets from the past will be the managers for the Futures Game. Mookie Wilson will lead the United States squad and former All-Star infielder Edgardo Alfonzo will pilot the World Team next month in the 15th annual game featuring top minor league prospects. The Futures Game on July 14 marks the start of All-Star festivities at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets...
Via AP on Fox
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Fonzie Rides Off Into Sunset: Former Mets Player Edgardo Alfonzo Calls It A Career

Former Mets 2B/3B Edgardo Alfonzo has decided the time is right for him to retire. Alfonzo, who arguably is the best 2B the Mets ever had, played professional baseball for 20 years, 12 of which were in the Major Leagues. The intelligent second sacker said: "It's the right time to do it." Alfonzo played his final  game for los Navegantes in Venezuela.  Alfonzo...
Via Long Island Met Fan
December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Mets INF Alfonzo ends baseball career

Former major leaguer Edgardo Alfonzo ended his 20-year professional baseball career on Sunday. ''It's the right time to do it,'' said Alfonzo, a 39-year-old second and third baseman, speaking after playing his last game for los Navegantes, one of the most popular teams of Venezuela's professional winter league. During a 12-year career in the majors, Alfonzo...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Blast from the Past: Q&A with Mets’ Great Edgardo Alfonzo

When Mets fans hear “The Fonz,” Arthur Fonzarelli is not the first man that comes to mind. In fact, Edgardo Alfonzo was one of the most consistent players that’s put on the Mets’ uniform. He was a contact hitter who played solid defense, whether it was at second base or third base. In his eight-year tenure with the Mets, Alfonzo hit at a .292 clip with a .367 on base percentage...
Via The Daily Stache
June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Edgard Alfonzo To Greet Fans At Citibank, NYC

METS GREAT EDGARDO ALFONZO TO GREET NEW YORK METS FANS AND CITI CUSTOMERS TO KICK OFF FIRST FULL WEEK OF SEASON Alfonzo to Sign Autographs at Citibank Branch at 1155 Avenue of the Americas (between 44th and 45th Streets) from 12:00-1:30 PM on Tuesday, April 10 New York, NY – Mets great Edgardo Alfonzo, who is a member of the Mets Alumni Association Presented by Citi, will be greeting...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Card of the Week: 1998 Edgardo Alfonzo

1998 SCORE EDGARDO ALFONZO I was on my way downstairs the other day after a shower, when the path was interrupted by my 8-year old son. “Here, I’ve got something for you,” he said, handing me a card. Sebastian is not really a baseball fan. Gymnastics is his passion, and I have great admiration for his single-minded dedication to the sport. Sure, he’ll indulge his dad in the...
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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