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Why Isn’t Edgardo Alfonzo in the Mets Hall of Fame?

Back in 2012, the New York Mets announced their 50th Anniversary Team.  Reviewing the list none of the players named should come as a surprise.  It should come as even less of a surprise that of all the players named to the team, all the retired players have also been inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame.  Well, all but one player has. The greatest second baseman in Mets history...
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January 15, 2017

Edgardo Alfonzo gets in Mets manager pipeline

The Mets are turning to one of their own to be the new manager of the Brooklyn Cyclones. Edgardo Alfonzo, who spent eight years with the Mets, was named the Single-A affiliate’s manager on Thursday after coaching on the team for the past three years. Alfonzo, 43, played in the majors for 12 seasons and...
Via New York Post
January 05, 2017

Edgardo Alfonzo promoted to manager of Brooklyn Cyclones

NEW YORK (AP) Former Met Edgardo Alfonzo has been promoted to manager of the Class A Brooklyn Cyclones. The 43-year-old spent the last three seasons as a coach with the New York-Penn League team. He played for the Mets in eight of his 12 big league seasons, helping them reach the 2000 World Series. His brother, Edgar, managed the Cyclones in 2001, 2007 and 2008. Royce Ring will...
Via Associated Press
January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Franchise favorite Alfonzo to manage Brooklyn

A franchise favorite will return to a prominent role in the Mets' organization this season. Class A Short-Season Brooklyn announced Thursday that Edgardo Alfonzo will become its manager in 2017.
January 05, 2017

Brooklyn Cyclones Name Former Mets Star Edgardo Alfonzo New Manager

  The Brooklyn Cyclones have announced that former Mets great and last year’s bench coach Edgardo Alfonzo will be their new manager for the 2017 season. Fonzie will become the 11th manager in Cyclones history as they look to make the playoffs for the first time since 2012. Alfonzo is part of a minor shake-up of the Cyclones staff that was precipitated by the retirement of former...
January 05, 2017

Former Mets pay tribute to departed friend

Edgardo Alfonzo thought of Shannon Forde as a sister. The former Met cared so much for Forde, then a member of the Mets' PR department, that he decided to take her on a trip to his native Venezuela to meet his family. Forde's reactions to the country he calls home are moments Alfonzo said he'll never forget.
April 06, 2016

Former Mets Alfonzo, Abreu Among Candidates To Replace Lamar Johnson

Edgardo Alfonzo and Bobby Abreu have emerged as the leading candidates to replace Lamar Johnson as Mets hitting coach according to Mike Puma. Abreu expressed interest in the job after his retirement on Sunday and according to Puma’s sources, Alfonzo was not very interested in the job before the season but would consider it if he was offered the position. Last week, the New York...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Amazin’ Mets Moments: Fonzie Goes Six for Six!

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...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Alfonzo Named As Mets Minors Coach

Edgardo Alfonzo, who spent eight seasons playing for the Mets, will serve as a minor-league coach in the Mets organization, according to ESPN. They claim Fonzie will likely serve as a roving... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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