- Date of Birth:
- December 3, 1964
- 6' 1"
- Baton Rouge
Darryl Hamilton (born Darryl Quinn Hamilton in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on December 3, 1964. Died June 21, 2015) was an American professional baseball player. He had a 13-year career in Major League Baseball (MLB) primarily for the Milwaukee Brewers (1988, 1990–95), before stints with the Texas Rangers (1996), San Francisco Giants (1997–98), Colorado Rockies (1998–99) and New York Mets (1999–2001). Over his career he batted .291, with 51 home runs and 454 RBI in 1328 games. Darryl was also a fantastic fielder, collecting 2711 putouts and 46 assists, committing only 14 errors in 2771 total chances, for a .995 fielding percentage. He holds the American League records for consecutive errorless chances (541) and errorless games (229). After baseball, Darryl worked in front of the camera for NBC Sports Network’s Sports Talk, KPRC-TV in Houston, for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and as an on-air analyst for the MLB Network.
Best Known For:
Darryl Hamilton is best known being a terrific fielder who had great range at all three outfield positions
Darryl was married to Access Hollywood anchor Shaun Robinson in 1994 but they divorced. He went on to marry fashion model Ursaline Steinke in 2000, having two sons together, Donovan and Julian before dating his current girlfriend attorney, Monica Jordan. Jordan, with whom he had a son together in 2014. According to the Pearland, Texas Police Department, former baseball player and Monica were found dead on June 21, 2015 in her Houston home. Police say they believe Jordan shot Hamilton to death, then turned the gun on herself.