The 1993 Phillies opened the season 17-5 and led the NL East basically wire to wire. They upset the 104-win Braves in the NLCS and were a few outs from getting to Game 7 of the World Series when Joe Carter hit a walk-off homer to end the series.
Darren Daulton, Philadelphia's longtime sparkplug catcher who finished off his career with a championship with the Marlins, has been diagnosed with two brain tumors. One of them is reportedly inoperable.
Everyone knows Darren Daulton was not a saint and he maybe indulged in some personal excess during his 14 major league seasons, but he just wants assure everyone of the real truth—the man was absolutely full of drugs.
One would think that with the power of astral travel, Darren Daulton would choose to visit Vienna during the Renaissance, or Rome during the reign of the Caesars. But a card show in Ephrata, Pa.?
Former Phillies/Marlins catcher and semi-devout mystic Darren Daulton is heading a baseball camp at Stockton College in N.J. this August and is currently making the rounds in the Delaware Valley to promote it. That's fine — Daulton, for all of his flakiness and perceived wackiness still knows more about baseball than…
A little part of us have always wondered if Darren Daulton's whole time-traveling, metaphysics schtick is a bit of a intricate prank foisted on us by Dutch and John Kruk. But even if it is, it doesn't matter, because it's endless entertaining regardless.
After nearly a week off, the Deadspin SHOTY Tournament kicks back up today — just three more first-round matchups left — with a guy who seemingly shows up every week around these parts, if just to make himself more famous, against a former Philadelphia hero who has only made Deadspin once, but in a rather glorious way.
So you know that Darren Daulton piece from earlier this week? You know, the one how he's, uh, kind of lost his freaking mind? Yeah, that one.
OK, we touched on this earlier, but it's really something that has to be brought up again: That "SportsCenter" feature on former Phillies hero Darren Daulton has shaken us to our very core.
Crazier than Dennis Rodman. Crazier than Ron Artest. Crazier than Lawrence Taylor after a party at Gary Busey's house. That's how crazy Darren Daulton appears to be.