Rico Joseph Brogna
Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: April 18, 1970 in Turners Falls, MA
High School: Watertown HS (Watertown, CT) by the Drafted Detroit Tigers in the 1st round (26th pick) of the 1988 amateur draft. Signed June 18, 1988.
( All Transactions) Debut: August 8, 1992 (Age 22.112)
vs. TOR 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Exceeded rookie limits during 1994 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Mets/Braves/RedSox/Tigers 1992-2001 Final Game: July 16, 2001 (Age 31.089)
vs. TBD 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- May 2014
5/27 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Feeling A Draft – Part I: Today – The history of the #26 and #33 picks Starting June 5th the Sox will stock their farm system with a new group of ... News -- October 2013
10/13 The Greatest 21 Days: Rico Brogna, He Belonged - 1275: Rico Brogna didn't have much of a chance to make the Tigers in 1994, The New York Times wrote. Cecil Fielder was blocking his ... News -- September 2013
9/13 Three Rivers Burgh Blog: Pirates Game 147 Recap - Cubs 5, Pirates 4: There were some really cool things that happened at PNC Park on Friday night. Unfortunately the Pirates falling behind 3-0 and ... News -- July 2013
7/12 Crashburn Alley: Crash Bag, Vol. 62: A Tropical Fruit Coma: I ordinarily write this over the course of three nights, asking for questions on Twitter intermittently as I go. But I tend not ... News -- June 2013
6/2 Macho-Row.com: Curt Schilling, the best Philadelphia Phillie of the 1990s:
Was there a better player for the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1990s than Curt Schilling? ... News -- May 2013
5/8 Mets360.com: Mets Card of the Week: 1992 Alan Zinter: 1992 CLASSIC BEST ALAN ZINTER The convenient Alan Zinter narrative focuses simply on his status as another first-round draft bust ... News -- April 2013
4/1 Mets Merized: MMO’s 2013 Top Spring Performer Is Collin Cowgill: Collin Cowgill is MMO’s 2013 Top Spring Performer Spring training is a time for veterans to get their work in as they prepare ... News -- February 2013
2/15 Mets Merized: Collin Cowgill “Nails” It?: Newest Mets outfielder Collin Cowgill has been getting raves for his gritty play, and has even been compared to another Mets outfielder, ... News -- January 2013
1/29 Crashburn Alley: Fun with Lineups: Todd Zolecki offers his best guess about Charlie Manuel‘s starting lineup on Opening Day, and it ain’t pretty: 1. ... News -- December 2012
12/21 Crashburn Alley: Crash Bag, Vol. 33: Centaurs for Disease Control: So it’s Dec. 21, 2012, and hey! I’ll tell you a secret. According to ancient Mayan prophecy, the world is supposed ...
12/20 Tomahawk Take: Braves All-Decade Team: The 2000′s: With the offseason now starting to wind down, we can now take a look back at the history of the Braves franchise. Every few ... News -- July 2012
7/5 Rising Apple: This Date in Mets History: 1994 – Saberhagen Shuts Down Giants, 4-2, at Candlestick: The 1994 New York Mets are attempting to be better through 81 games than their 1993 counterparts (25-56), and they are doing so ... News -- April 2012
4/19 High Heat Stats: In defense of the RBI: I’ve been a member of the Society for American Baseball Research for about two years now, a baseball blogger for about three, ... News -- October 2011
10/3 NY Baseball Digest: Brogna Says Let Reyes Walk and Trade Wright; Byrdak on WGBB: Couple of links for Mets fans to digest on this Monday afternoon. Former Mets and Phillies first baseman Rico Brogna writes a ... News -- February 2011
2/18 The Crazy Crabbers: The Worst 100 RBI seasons in Giants history: The RBI is a hallowed stat for traditional baseball fans. It is said that driving in runs is an important skill and that without ...
2/15 NY Baseball Digest: Isringhausen and Mets Would Be Great Story: If you look back on the Mets decision in 1999 to trade Jason Isringhausen for Billy Taylor at the deadline it was insanely illogical. ... News -- December 2010
12/16 Crashburn Alley: Guest Post: Phillies Worst Individual Seasons: With an exciting week nearing its end, it’s time once again for a guest post. Dave, a frequent commenter here and a Twitter ...
12/12 B-R Blog: Short Term Sluggers: Who in baseball history played 1,000 games or less in their career but showed power when they played? To answer this question, ... News -- October 2010
10/31 MLBTradeRumors: Ranking Mets GMs All-Time: Well, it's official. Sandy Alderson is the 12th General Manager of the New York Mets, bringing joy to the corners of the globe ... News -- August 2010
8/26 B-R Blog: Worst 100 RBI seasons: We all know that not every 100-RBI season is a great one. You'd think, though, that any 100-RBI season is worth at least something ...