Edgar Alfonzo – Manager Savannah
Edgar Alfonzo is the first year skipper for the Savannah Sand Gnats. He is also the older brother of Edgardo Alfonzo, long-time third baseman for the New York Mets.
Edgar has some ties to the Baltimore Orioles. He spent three seasons as a player in the Orioles minor league system. In 1993, he played for the Bowie BaySox and hit .264. The following season, Edgar hit .309 for the Bowie BaySox in 124 games played. In 1995, he played for the GCL Orioles, the BaySox and in Rochester (AAA).
Edgardo Alfonzo played in 12 big league seasons, eight of them with the Mets. He has a lifetime MLB batting average of .284.