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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 12 March 1962Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameDarryl Eugene Strawberry
Nicknames Straw
The Straw Man
The Straw That Stirs the Drink.
Height 6' 5" (1.96 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Darryl Strawberry was born on March 12, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Darryl Eugene Strawberry. He is an actor and producer, known for Star-Crossed (2002), Hitting from the Heart (2007) and The Apprentice (2004). He has been married to Tracy Boulware since October 1, 2006. He was previously married to Charisse Strawberry and Lisa Andrews.

Spouse (3)

Tracy Boulware (1 October 2006 - present)
Charisse Strawberry (3 December 1993 - 2006) (divorced) (3 children)
Lisa Andrews (5 January 1985 - 15 October 1993) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (22)

In October 1998 he was diagnosed with colon cancer. He has recovered successfully.
Darryl and wife, Charisse Strawberry, have three children: son Jordan, daughters Jade 4 and Jewel.
Career was ended in 2000 after testing positive for cocaine.
Outfielder for the New York Mets (1983-1990), Los Angeles Dodgers (1991-1993), San Francisco Giants (1994) and New York Yankees (1995-1999).
Diagnosed with colon cancer. [October 1998]
(March 17, 1994) Son Jordan born.
(May 20, 1995) Daughter Jade born.
Father Henry Strawberry was a postal worker; mother Ruby, a secretary.
The New York Mets chose Strawberry with the first pick in the June 1980 amateur draft and paid him a $200,000 bonus to forego a college scholarship.
Strawberry sentenced to 18 months in state prison. [April 2002]
Book with wife, Charisse Strawberry: "Recovering Life".
New York Mets All-Time Walks Leader (580).
New York Mets All-Time Runs Leader (662).
New York Mets All-Time Homerun Leader (252).
New York Mets All-Time RBI Leader (733).
Named to Baseball Digest magazine's 1983 Rookie All-Star Team.
Made major league debut on 6 May 1983.
New York Mets All-Time Intentional Walks Leader (108).
New York Mets All-Time Extra-Base Hits Leader (469).
New York Mets All-Time Runs Created Leader (728).
New York Mets All-Time Strikeouts Leader (960).
Son Darryl Jr. (D.J.) was picked by the Phoenix Suns 59th overall in the 2007 NBA Draft out of Maryland, but has never played in the NBA. In a nationally-televised game against St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, he held LeBron James to 33% shooting, and forced him to commit 7 turnovers.

Personal Quotes (1)

I never had trouble hitting. I had trouble living.

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