Edgardo Antonio Alfonzo
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 185 lb.
- Debut April 26, 1995
- Final Game June 11, 2006
- Born November 8, 1973 in Santa Teresa del Tuy, Miranda, Venezuela
Edgardo Alfonzo played 12 seasons in the big leagues. He hit over .300 several times, with a high of .324 in 2000, and he slugged 146 home runs with a high of 27 in 1999. He primarily played third base (889 games) and second base (549 games). His best seasons came as a member of the New York Mets. On August 30, 1999 he became the first player in Mets history to have a six-hit game, doing so in a 17-1 win over the Houston Astros; he also hit three homers that day for the only time in his career and scored six runs, which tied the major league mark.
Nicknamed "Fonzie", Alfonzo has primarily worn number 13. His brother, Roberto Alfonzo, played in the Mets organization in 1993 and 1994. Another brother, Edgar Alfonzo, played in the California Angels and Baltimore Orioles organizations. His nephew, Edgar Alfonzo, Jr. also played professionally.
He joined the Brooklyn Cyclones coaching staff in 2016 as bench coach, then managed the club in 2017 and 2018.
- NL All-Star (2000)
- NL Silver Slugger Award Winner (1999/2B)
- 20-Home Run Seasons: 2 (1999 & 2000)
- 100 RBI Seasons: 1 (1999)
- 100 Runs Scored Seasons: 2 (1999 & 2000)
Minor League Managerial Record
|2017||Brooklyn Cyclones||New York-Penn League||24-52||14th||New York Mets|
|2018||Brooklyn Cyclones||New York-Penn League||40-35||5th||New York Mets|
|2019||Brooklyn Cyclones||New York-Penn League||New York Mets|