Ronald Delaine Baker, son of Neil & Ranae Baker, was born 30 March 1993 in Hays, Kansas. He grew up in Utica, Kansas, and played basketball for the Wichita State University Shockers (2012-2016). He joined the New York Knicks in August 2016.
Ron's Volga German ancestors can be traced to the colonies of Norka (where the surname was Bäcker, also Schwindt and Lehl), Yagodnaya Polyana (Scheuermann and Luft), and Dönhof (Schindler).
- Ron Baker (Wikipedia)