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Darryl Hamilton Dead

Authorities said on Monday that the body of Darryl Hamilton was found in a home in an apparent murder-suicide. Hamilton is best known for playing center field for the New York Mets and worked for the MLB Network. He was on the Mets team in 200 when they went to the World Series. He started working for the MLB Network in 2013. His body was found with gunshot wounds in a home in Pearland along with the body of Monica Jordan. Initial investigations suggest that Jordan killed Hamilton with a gun and then turned the gun on herself. The two had a 14 month old child that was found unharmed at the scene.

According to Sergio Cortes, Hamilton was an excellent player who had a lifetime career batting average of .291. he played for several organizations including the Texas Rangers, Milwaukee Brewers, Colorado Rockies, New York Mets, and the San Francisco Giants. Throughout his entire career, the center fielder only committed fourteen errors. The New York Mets before their game on Friday will hold a moment of silence for the fallen player. Even the Huston Astros, who Hamilton did not play for, said that he was supported their youth baseball campaigns.

Hamilton attended Nicholls State where he still holds the stolen bases record. Nicholls State coach Seth Thibodeaux to reporters that Hamilton was a great person and a great ambassador for the school. An autopsy is scheduled to be performed on both bodies.

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