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Which Mets season was the best? Part III Darryl Strawberry vs. David Wright

This third matchup of the “Best Single Season by a Met” bracket will feature two of the greatest Mets position players in their 52-year history: David Wright and Darryl Strawberry. Last week, the matchup featured Dwight Gooden’s 1985 season and Jesse Orosco’s 1998 season, Gooden won by a substantial amount. Now, with Wright’s 2007 season going up against Strawberry’s...
Via Mets360.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Documentary on '86 Mets, Lenny Dykstra biopic in the works

Just when you think Hollywood has run out of original ideas…comes this. According to Variety, John Lee Hancock, director and co-screenwriter of the award-winning “The Blind Side” and 2002’s baseball feature “The Rookie”, is all set to bring former big leaguer Lenny Dykstra’s life to the silver screen. I applaud the idea (and would probably go see it… I’ve actually...
Via Hall of Very Good
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Darryl Strawberry Confirms Ex-Teammate Decapitated GF’s Cat

I can understand why Kevin Mitchell would deny this story because it takes some true crazy to harm a small, household animal. However, former teammate, Darryl Strawberry says he will confirm the once considered urban legend about his former teammate Kevin Mitchell decapitating his girlfriend’s cat to be true. The story was first told in 1999 in a book that another teammate, Doc...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Darryl Strawberry confirms Kevin Mitchell decapitated girlfriend’s cat

Darryl Strawberry says that notorious urban legend about Kevin Mitchell is actually true. Doc Gooden in his 1999 book “Heat” wrote that his former New York Mets teammate Mitchell once decapitated his girlfriend’s cat during an argument. Mitchell has denied the accusation, saying in 2009 that Gooden made up that story. Now, Strawberry, who was […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Darryl Strawberry confirms urban legend: Kevin Mitchell cut off cat's head: Report

A wide-spread rumor that former MLB All-Star Kevin Mitchell decapitated his girlfriend's cat has been substantiated after ex-Mets teammate Darryl Strawberry confirmed the incident during an interview. The disturbing urban legend goes back to1999, when Strawberry and Mitchell's fellow teammate Dwight 'Doc' Gooden detailed the horrifying incident in his autobiography...
Via The Other Paper
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

HBO Real Sports Talks to Darryl Strawberry About His Life Transformation

HBO Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel sat down with former baseball star Darryl Strawberry, who  during his time in the big leagues, was known just as much for his transgressions off the field as he was for his play on it. Bernard Goldberg travels to Strawberry’s new home in St. Louis and delves into the drug abuse, the fight against cancer, the jail time and the remarkable transformation...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

White House made demands on Steinbrenner after Strawberry signing

Newly-released documents show that President Bill Clinton’s administration was watching how the Yankees handled troubled slugger Darryl Strawberry back in the 1990s.In a June 1995 memo to Clinton, White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel – now mayor of Chicago – shed light on the administration’s interest in the Yankees’ treatment of the slugger, who had substance abuse...
Via The Other Paper
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Darryl Strawberry to open drug rehab center

It's been nearly fifteen years since Darryl Strawberry laced up his cleats, but the eight-time All-Star is hoping to use famous name to help some drug addicts kick their habit. I know what you're thinking...isn't Darryl Strawberry opening a drug rehab center kinda like his former "Celebrity Apprentice" boss-to-be Donald Trump opening a beauty salon? Almost...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Strawberry wants to help others with new center

Darryl Strawberry will always be tied to his former baseball exploits. He's now trying to help others avoid the pitfalls that plagued his career with opening of his second drug rehab facility in two years. Strawberry and his wife Tracy - both ordained ministers - were in central Florida Friday for the opening of their second drug rehabilitation and treatment center. The Darryl...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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