Archi Cianfrocco

Archi Cianfrocco

Archi Cianfrocco
First baseman / Third baseman
Born: (1966-10-06) October 6, 1966
Rome, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 8, 1992, for the Montreal Expos
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1998, for the San Diego Padres
MLB statistics
Batting average .241
Home runs 34
Runs batted in 185

Angelo Dominic "Archi" Cianfrocco (born October 6, 1966 in Rome, New York) is a former professional baseball player. He played all or part of seven seasons in Major League Baseball, mostly at first and third base, from 1992-1998.

Cianfrocco was drafted twice, first by Pittsburgh Pirates in 11th Round (259th overall) of the 1986 amateur entry draft, then by the Montreal Expos in 5th Round (122nd overall) of the 1987 amateur entry draft. He elected not to sign with Pittsburgh, but after one season of college baseball at Purdue,[1] he signed with Montreal in 1987. The Expos traded him to the San Diego Padres in 1993 for pitcher Tim Scott. After his MLB career, Cianfrocco played a season in Japan for the Seibu Lions

While playing for the Padres, he had multiple fan clubs, including "Archi's Army" and the "CianfrocCrew". On Hall of Fame Weekend August 4, 1997, won the Home Run Derby in Cooperstown.[2]

Cianfrocco was the Padres' batter facing Tom Browning when the Cincinnati Reds pitcher broke his arm while delivering a pitch.

He currently resides in San Diego, CA, and is the Director of Sales for Xyratex.[3]


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External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube