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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Ronald Maurice Darling
Stat Years
1981-1995  [mlb] 1983-1995
6-3 / 195
Right / Right
P (448) ... DH (1)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
1960-08-19 in Honolulu, Hawaii   [59.326]
High School
St. John's (Shrewsbury,MA)
Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut)
Selected by the Texas Rangers in Round #1 (#9 overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1983-09-06 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.018)
Service Time
NYN [10] OAK [5] MON [1] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10485 ... retro id: darlr001 ... mlbam id: 113054
Pitch Repertoire
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On Base

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