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.
He is a fluent speaker of both Chinese and French.
In 2001, Ron found himself on the Hall of Fame ballot; however, he only received one vote.
He has two sons named Tyler and Jordan.
Ron was named to Baseball Digest magazine's 1984 Rookie All-Star Team.
Ron made the All-Star team once. In 1985, he was elected to the team as a member of the New York Mets.
He won a Gold Glove Award in 1989.
Ron hit two home runs during his major league career. Interestingly enough, they came in back-to-back starts in 1989, while he was a member of the New York Mets.
During his 12-year career, Ron pitched for three different clubs: the New York Mets, the Montreal Expos, and the Oakland Athletics.
Ron made his major league debut on September 6, 1983 for the New York Mets. Nearly 12 years later, he pitched his last game on August 15, 1995 for the Oakland Athletics.
Ron was a well-known pitcher during his baseball career; however, he started out as a position player. He only became a pitcher in his sophomore year in college.
Ron was drafted by the Texas Rangers one year before he was set to graduate from Yale University.
While attending Yale University, Ron was a dual major. He majored in French and Southeast Asian history.
Ron was born to a French-Canadian father and a Hawaiian-Chinese mother.
Ron stands 6'3" tall.
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.