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WATCH: Mets raise National League Championship flag over Citi Field

The pennant will rise Watch video NEW YORK -- The Mets inaugurated their 2016 schedule at home by raising their National League Championship banner prior to hosting the Phillies on a windy Friday afternoon at Citi Field.  Former Mets and National League Champions Rusty Staub (1973), John Franco (2000) and Edgardo Alfonzo...
27 days ago

Mets raise 2015 NL title banner before opener

For as long as Citi Field exists, a part of 2015 will rest inside of it. The Mets made that official in the moments prior to their home opener Friday, when former players Rusty Staub, John Franco and Edgardo Alfonzo -- all pennant winners themselves -- helped raise the new flag at Citi.
27 days ago

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.
28 days ago

Piazza’s Post 9/11 Jersey Up For Auction

Mets fans will always remember the game against the Atlanta Braves on September 21, 2001. It was the first home game in New York since the horrific terrorist attacks on September 11th, and was a game that gave New Yorkers something to cheer about, even for just one night. With the Mets trailing 2-1 in the bottom of the eighth inning, Edgardo Alfonzo drew a one-out walk against set...
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April 01, 2016

Fundraiser to be held at Foley's in Forde's honor

Former Mets stars Keith Hernandez, Ron Darling, John Franco and Edgardo Alfonzo will appear at a fundraiser for late team staffer Shannon Forde next month at Foley's NY Pub and Restaurant in Manhattan.
March 26, 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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