Darryl Strawberry

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
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Profession: Baseball Player

United States of America

Biography: Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Strawberry was one of the most feared sluggers in the MLB, known for his prodigious home runs and his intimidating presence in the batter's box. He won one World Series with the New York Mets (1986) and three with the New York Yankees (1996, 1998, 1999).

Born: March 12, 1962
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Age: 60 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces

Married Life

  • 1985-01-05 Baseball player Darryl Strawberry (22) weds Lisa Andrews
  • 1987-01-29 Lisa files for separation from husband NY Met Darryl Strawberry
  • 1989-05-18 Lisa Strawberry files for divorce from husband and MLB player Darryl Strawberry (they eventually divorce 1993)
  • 1993-10-15 Baseball player Darryl Strawberry (31) divorces Lisa Andrews after more than 8 years of marriage
  • 1993-12-03 Baseball player Darryl Strawberry (31) weds Charisse Simon (26)
  • 2006-10-01 Baseball player Darryl Strawberry (44) weds Tracy Boulware

Historical Events

  • 1980-06-03 NY Mets draft Darryl Strawberry, 18, #1
  • 1987-03-14 NY Met Darryl Strawberry charges Red Sox pitcher Al Nipper during spring training exhibition game, causes bench clearing brawl
  • 1987-07-03 Controversial NY Mets MLB star Darryl Strawberry threatens teammates for criticising his play; he is now an ordained minister
  • 1989-03-02 NY Mets stars Keith Hernandez and Darryl Strawberry famously nearly come to blows in front of reporters and TV crews at spring training
  • 1990-02-03 Darryl Strawberry voluntarily enters Smither Center for Alcohol rehabilitation
  • 1990-11-08 Darryl Strawberry signs 5-year contract with LA Dodgers
  • 1994-03-03 US Internal Revenue Service investigates baseball player Darryl Strawberry
  • 1994-04-04 LA Dodger Darryl Strawberry begins substance abuse treatment
  • 1994-04-08 Darryl Strawberry enters Betty Ford clinic
  • 1994-12-08 Darryl Strawberry indicted on tax evasion charges
  • 1994-12-18 Darryl Strawberry pleads not guilty on tax evasion charges
  • 1995-02-06 MLB outfielder Darryl Strawberry suspended from baseball for 60 days for positive cocaine test
  • 1995-04-24 Court orders Darryl Strawberry to pay back $350,000 in taxes
  • 1995-06-19 NY Yankees announce agreement with Darryl Strawberry
  • 1995-08-04 Following a suspension from the league for substance abuse former Mets outfielder Darryl Strawberry joins NY Yankees and eventually helps the Bronx Bombers to win the 1996 World Series
  • 1996-07-28 NY Yankee Darryl Strawberry hits his 300th HR

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