Studio Analyst on MLB Tonight
8/19/1960, Honolulu, Hawaii
Recurring Role (7)
Ron Darling is one of the best color commentators in baseball, currently working for TBS, SNY and WPIX. Darling played for the New York Mets from 1983-1991, where he won a World Series in 1986. He also spent time with the Montreal Expos and Oakland Athletics.
Ronald Maurice Darling Jr.
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- Trivia & Quotes
Ron: This game [baseball] is played with confidence because this game is played with your head. Most people have the physical ability to play the game. To excel in it, I think it's in your head.
Ron appeared in several commercials for Sovereign Bank throughout the 2008 season.
During his major league career, Ron won 136 games against 116 losses, striking out 1,590 batters along the way.
As of June 2007, Ron works as an announcer for the New York Mets alongside Gary Cohen and former Met teammate Keith Hernandez.
He threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the start of Game 7 of the 2006 National League Championship Series.
While pitching for the New York Mets, Ron wore three different uniform numbers: 12, 15, and 44.