Ron Darling Biography and Wiki
Ronald Maurice Darling Jr. is an American former professional baseball player who currently serves as a television sports color commentator. Ron is recognized for playing in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a right-handed pitcher from 1983 to 1995, most notably as a member of the New York Mets team that won the 1986 World Series.
Ron Darling Age and Birthday
Ron was born on August 19, 1960, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is 61 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Virgo. Darling turns 62 years old on August 19, 2022.
Ron Darling Height
Darling stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (Approx. 1.91 meters)tall.
Ron Darling Education
Ron attended and graduated from St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. He later enrolled at Yale University where he pursued his career course and played college football as a quarterback for the Yale Bulldogs football team. Further details regarding his academic credentials will be updated soon when revealed.
Ron Darling Family, Parents, Siblings
Darling was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a Hawaiian-Chinese mother and a French-Canadian father. However, he grew up in Millbury, Massachusetts alongside his younger brother, Edwin, a first baseman. Further details regarding his family background will be updated soon when established.
Ron Darling Wife, Is She Married?
The famed commentator married Joanna Last, a makeup artist for Fox Sports in 2004. Ron was previously married to Irish Wilhelmina model Antoinette O’Reilly, with whom he had two children. In Addition, he announced that he had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer on May 6, 2019. We are keeping tabs and we will update his partner’s details soon.
Ron Darling Kids
Ron and his wife, Irish are blessed with two children named; Tyler Darling and JordanDarling. He also has a child with his wife, Joanna named Ronald Maurice Darling III born February 2016.
Ron Darling Net Worth
Ron Darling has an estimated net worth of $11 million as of 2021. This amount is from his extensive career as a former baseball player and commentator among other investments.
Ron Darling Books
- The Complete Game: Reflections on Baseball, Pitching, and Life on the Mound. (Alfred A. Knopf, March 2009)
- Game 7, 1986: Failure and Triumph in the Biggest Game of My Life. (St. Martin’s Press, April 2016)
- 108 Stitches: Loose Threads, Ripping Yarns, and the Darndest Characters from My Time in the Game. (St. Martin’s Press, April 2019)
Ron Darling Hall of Fame
Ron was inducted in the Hall of Fame as the 28th member of the New York Mets Hall of Fame alongside Edgardo Alfonzo and Jon Matlack were all honored with bronze plaques.