On Friday, August 27, the first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a Ron Darling bobblehead, honoring the Met icon. Darling will also attend the game at MCU Park on August 27.
Darling was a standout pitcher, playing for New York from 1983-1991. He was key member of the Mets' 1986 World Series championship team, going 15-6 that season, with a 2.81 ERA, and going 1-1, with a 1.53 ERA in three World Series games. Darling is currently a game and studio analyst for SNY, and won a 2006 Emmy for best Sports Analyst in New York.
Proceeds from the August 27 game will benefit the Ron Darling Foundation, which raises awareness and funds in the fight against Juvenile Diabetes.
The high-demand collector's item stands 7" tall, and features the star pitcher in a blue and orange Brooklyn uniform.
The game will also be followed by a spectacular Friday Night Fireworks show, and fans are invited to stay in their seats for an unforgettable view.
The Ron Darling bobblehead, presented by MCU, will be given to the first 2,500 fans in attendance on Friday, August 27 . First pitch is scheduled for 7pm, with the MCU Park gates opening at 5:30pm.