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Ron Darling

Ron Darling

Keynote Speaker: SNY Lead Game and Studio Analyst for New York Mets; TBS MLB Lead Game Analyst; MLB Network Studio Analyst

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Ron Darling Biography

As one of the most respected voices covering Major League Baseball today, Ron Darling currently serves as a game analyst for SportsNet New York (SNY) covering the New York Mets, lead game analyst for Turner Sports’ (TBS) MLB regular season and postseason telecast coverage and a studio analyst for MLB Network.

Darling joined SNY in 2006 and currently is the network's Mets lead game and studio analyst - working more than 100 Mets telecasts each year. In addition to his game analyst work, Darling also con tributes to SNY's Mets pre- and post-game shows, Mets Hot Stove, Daily News Live and to www.sny.tv. Darling won an Emmy Award for best “Sports Analyst" in his first season with SNY and again in 2011.

Since 2008, Darling has been the MLB on TBS lead game analyst for both regular and postseason Major League Baseball games. He joined TBS in 2007 as a guest studio analyst for the network’s postseason coverage.

Since 2013, Darling has served as an offseason studio analyst, where he regularly appears on the Emmy Award-winning flagship show MLB Tonight and the daily offseason morning show Hot Stove. Darling is a three-time Best Sports Analyst Emmy Award recipient (2006, 2011, 2017).

Since beginning his broadcast career in 2000, Darling hosted FOX’s “Baseball Today” and worked in the broadcast booth for both the Oakland Athletics and Washington Nationals. He has also appeared on various sports programs including “The Best Damn Sports Show Period” and “National Sports Report” as well as provided analysis for the YES Network and CSTV.

During his playing days on the diamond, Darling spent nine seasons as a starting pitcher for the New York Mets highlighted by winning the 1986 World Series. During his 13-year career, the Gold Glove winner also played five seasons with the Oakland Athletics after a short stint with the Montreal Expos. Drafted by the Texas Rangers with the 9th overall pick in the 1981 Amateur Draft, Darling was awarded a spot on Baseball Digest’s 1984 Rookie All-Star Team. He amassed a stellar win-loss record of 136-116 and recorded 1,590 strikeouts with a 3.87 ERA.

Darling has made a significant impact in the community through the Ron Darling Foundation, raising money for diabetes research due to his eldest son Jordan being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 11. He also sits on the Board of Directors for both the Diabetes Research Institute and Habitat For Humanity.

On the big screen, Darling has appeared in several films including Shallow Hall (2001), The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and Mr. 3000 (2004). In 2009, Darling authored the book, The Complete Game: Reflections of Baseball and the Art of Pitching. In 2016, Darling authored the book, Game 7, 1986: Failure and Triumph in the Biggest Game of My Life.

Darling was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and attended Yale University where he was a two-time All-American - leading the Bulldogs to two Ivy League titles. He currently resides with his family in New York City.

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Ron Darling Videos

Ron Darling Acceptance Speech - NY State Baseball Hall of Fame
Ron Darling Talks Baseball and Broadcasting Careers

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Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ron Darling for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ron Darling, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ron Darling or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Ron Darling?

Booking fees for Ron Darling, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ron Darling, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Ron Darling?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ron Darling for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ron Darling for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ron Darling or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ron Darling or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Ron Darling is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Baseball, Athlete and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Ron Darling for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Ron Darling generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Darryl Strawberry, Keith Hernandez and Lisa Leslie. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ron Darling for an upcoming event.

Ron Darling Videos

Ron Darling Acceptance Speech - NY State Baseball Hall of Fame
Ron Darling Talks Baseball and Broadcasting Careers

How to book Ron Darling?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ron Darling for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ron Darling, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ron Darling or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Ron Darling?

Booking fees for Ron Darling, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ron Darling, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Ron Darling?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ron Darling for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ron Darling for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ron Darling or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ron Darling or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Ron Darling is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Baseball, Athlete and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Ron Darling for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Ron Darling generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Darryl Strawberry, Keith Hernandez and Lisa Leslie. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ron Darling for an upcoming event.

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