D'Alfonso, you see, came to USM last season after- John C.L. Morgan
two years playing community college baseball. This is his final college season,
and his goal is to parlay his power to a future in pro baseball.
Those who see him daily say he's on his way. "His power is better than any I've ever
seen," said USM Coach Ed Flaherty. "I'm talking about legitimate home run
hitting power. At batting practice everyone stops to watch him hit."
Related: Diamonds in the Rough (August 2, 2008)