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Highlights: Darryl Strawberry played outfield in the majors from 1983-1999 and is best remembered for his time with the New York Mets. Today, Strawberry travels across the country talking about his faith and overcoming addiction.

Travels From: Missouri

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Darryl Strawberry spent 17 seasons roaming the outfield in the majors for the New York Mets (1983-1990), Los Angeles Dodgers (1991-1993), San Francisco Giants (1994) and New York Yankees (1995-1999). Strawberry was selected by the Mets in the 1980 MLB draft with the 1st overall pick and made his debut in the majors on May 6, 1983. During his first season, Strawberry notched 26 home runs with 74 RBI and a batting average of .257 in route to receiving NL Rookie of the Year honors. Strawberry went on to be named an All-Star eight times and won two Silver Slugger Awards. He played on four World Series-winning teams – the 1986 Mets and 1996, 1998 and 1999 Yankees. Known for his offensive power, Strawberry recorded at least 20 home runs 10 times and at least 30 home runs three times. He the National League in homers in 1988 with 29. In 2010, Strawberry was inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame.

Off the field, Strawberry’s well-chronicled battle with drug addiction dated back to his tenure with the Mets in the 1980’s and included jail-time and three suspensions for using cocaine. Strawberry turned his life around meeting his wife Tracy and finding Christ. In 2011, he and Tracy founded Strawberry Ministries and today they travel the world as ordained ministers sharing the gospel and spreading the message of hope through Christ. Strawberry, who also frequently speaks about his challenges with drug addiction, was appointed in 2016 by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) to its Advisory Board. In 2016, the Strawberry’s founded the Darryl Strawberry Foundation to assist people affected by autism. Strawberry, a two-time colon cancer survivor, has authored several books, including the New York Times best seller “Straw: Finding My Way” along with “Don’t Give Up On Me” and “Turn Your Season Around”.

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