Ricky Jordan: Ambassador

Ricky Jordan was selected in the first round (22nd overall) in the June 1983 draft by the Philadelphia Phillies out of Grant Union High School in Sacramento, CA. He made his Major League debut on July 17, 1988 and hit a three-run home run in his first official major League at bat! Ricky went on to play Major League baseball from 1988 to 1996 for both the Phillies and the Seattle Mariners. He was Darren’s friend and teammate on the 1993 Phillies team that made it to the World Series, and he has beena. frequent attendee and supporter of Foundation events