Ron Darling Bio, Age, Height, MLB Network, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Ron Darling Bio, Wiki

Ron Darling is an American former professional baseball player and current television sports color commentator working for MLB Network, serving as an offseason studio analyst. He has been working with this station since 2013.

Ron Darling Age

Darling is 63 years old as of 2023. He was born Ronald Maurice Darling Jr. in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States on the 19th of August 1960.

Ron Darling Height/Measurements

Darling stands approximately 6 feet 3 inches (1. 9 ) and weighs around 88 kg.

Ron Darling Education

For his education, Ron attended and graduated from St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. After that, he enrolled at Yale University from 1979 to 1981, leaving after his junior year for professional baseball.

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Ron Darling Career

Darling works at MLB Network, serving as an offseason studio analyst, where he frequently appears on the Emmy Award-winning flagship show MLB Tonight and the day-to-day offseason morning show Hot Stove. He arrived at MLB Network in 2013. Ron is also a 1985 National League All-Star and 13-year Major League pitcher.

Since beginning his broadcasting profession in 2000, Darling has earned two Emmy Awards for Best Sports Analyst for his work reporting on the New York Mets on SportsNet New York (SNY), and he serves as a game analyst for Turner Sports’ MLB regular season and Postseason coverage.

Over his pitching profession, Darling gathered 136 wins with a 3.87 ERA and earned the World Series with the Mets in 1986. He also earned 17 games for the 1988 NL East champion Mets and was the first Mets pitcher to be honored with the Gold Glove Award in 1989. Darling commenced his MLB career with the Mets (1983-1991) and spent time with the Oakland Athletics (1991-1995) and Montreal Expos (1991).

Since 2000, Darling has been involved in television. He served as a broadcaster for the Oakland Athletics, had a Fox show named Baseball Today, and appeared on The Best Damn Sports Show Period. He also provided baseball analysis for the Fox Sports Net, YES Network, and, in 2004, CSTV.

Darling is also a New York Times best-selling writer and has written three books In 2019, he printed his third book – a series of interconnected anecdotes of a combination of baseball players in “108 Stitches: Ripping Yarns, Loose Threads, and the Darndest Characters from My Time in the Game”.

Ron Darling’s Net Worth

In Ron’s career as a sportscaster, he was able to amass a net worth between $5 Million and $ 10 million

How Much Does Ron Darling Earn?

Ron acquires annual earnings that range between $ 260, 697 and $ 386, 945.

Ron Darling’s Parents and Siblings

Darling was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and raised to parents in Millbury, Massachusetts, the United States. He is the son of a Hawaiian-Chinese mother and a French-Canadian father, leading him to be fluent in Chinese and French as well as his native English. He also has three younger brothers, namely Edwin and the rest. Edwin is a first baseman, who was drafted by the New York Yankees in 1981 and played 69 games in their farm system over two seasons.

Ron Darling Wife

Darling is married to Joanna Last, a makeup artist for Fox Sports. The duo exchanged their marriage vows in 2004 and in February they had a son, Ronald Maurice Darling III. They all reside lives in Connecticut. Previously, he was married to Irish Wilhelmina model Antoinette O’Reilly, with whom he had two children, Tyler Darling, and Jordan Darling

Ron Darling MLB Network

Darling works at MLB Network, where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Yonder Alonso
  2. Greg Amsinger
  3. Ruben Amaro, Jr.
  4. A.J. Andrews
  5. Ryan Dempster
  6. Mark DeRosa
  7. Robert Flores
  8. Cliff Floyd
  9. Peter Gammons
  10. Lauren Gardner
  11. Jon Heyman
  12. Brian Kenny
  13. Al Leiter
  14. Mike Lowell
  15. Keiana Martin
  16. Pedro Martinez
  17. Cameron Maybin
  18. Kevin Millar
  19. Jon Morosi
  20. Kelly Nash
  21. Melanie Newman
  22. Dan O’Dowd
  23. Jake Peavy
  24. Hunter Pence
  25. Carlos Peña
  26. Bo Porter
  27. Albert Pujols
  28. Harold Reynolds
  29. Bill Ripken
  30. Alanna Rizzo
  31. Christopher Russo
  32. Siera Santos
  33. Xavier Scruggs
  34. Lauren Shehadi
  35. Joel Sherman
  36. Jim Thome
  37. Matt Vasgersian
  38. Adnan Virk
  39. Tom Verducci
  40. Chris Young
  41. Jayson Stark
  42. Dan Plesac
  43. Matt Yallof
  44. Bob Costas
  45. Alex Avila

Ron Darling Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Darling is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 4,561 Followers 45K followers on his Facebook page, and 56K Followers, on his Instagram account.