Edgardo Alfonzo is an all-time great for the Mets. Now, the organization has a familiar name in its farm system — Edgardo Alfonzo’s nephew Giovanny Alfonzo. After bouncing around to different teams in the minors, Giovanny Alfonzo is determined to live his dream for playing in the major leagues for the Mets.
Larry Doby was the second African-American player in MLB history but his story has been neglected nationally. One Camden museum is trying to honor his heritage as a groundbreaking pioneer of racial integration in professional sports.