While the Mets were busy laying out the red carpet for Mike Piazza on his Mets Hall of Fame induction day before the final game of the regular season, the best hitting catcher of all-time was busy giving credit to some of his teammates. When New York completed the trade that helped turn around the franchise back in 1998, Piazza helped engineer two straight playoff appearances for...
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...
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...
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June 25, 2013
Edgardo Alfonzo remains one of the most beloved Mets alumni, both for his post-season heroics (e.g. 3 HR’s including a ninth inning grand slam in the space of two vital 1999 playoff games against the Reds and Diamondbacks), and his role as part of the “Best Infield Ever” as dubbed by Sports Illustrated. His flexibility as a player made him an invaluable asset to the team which...
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.
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...
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December 02, 2012
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...
Before last nights game between the Mets and the Reds. Citibank, the Mets and the charity City Harvest teamed up with Mets alumni Jerry Koosman, Cleon Jones and Edgardo Alfonzo to package up food, like Sweet Potatoes to be taken to places where they can be used to feed the hungry in New York City.
The Mets and the City Harvest have worked together for several years and helped raise...
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...
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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...