Darryl Strawberry

PSR 28 May,2018

Facts of Darryl Strawberry

Birth Name
Darryl Eugene Strawberry Sr
Famous Name
Darryl Strawberry Sr
Married to
Tracy Boulware (m. 2006) Charisse Strawberry (m. 1993 d. 2006) Lisa Andrews ( m. 1985–1993)
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$1.3 million


Married to
Tracy Boulware (m. 2006) Charisse Strawberry (m. 1993 d. 2006) Lisa Andrews ( m. 1985–1993)
Currently Married

Darryl Eugene Strawberry Sr or famously known as Darryl Strawberry is a retired American baseball player who played as a right fielder for the majority of his career with the New York Mets. He is also a minister and author.

Besides as a former baseball player, he is also a Christian minister, author, instructor, restaurant owner, and philanthropist. strawberry has also authored several books, including his memoir "Straw: Finding My Way," which chronicles his life on and off the baseball field. He is a vocal advocate for addiction recovery and has founded the Darryl Strawberry Foundation, which supports organizations focused on helping individuals and families affected by addiction.

Darryl Strawberry’s Early Career

Darryl Strawberry is of American nationality. He was born on March 12, 1962, in Los Angeles to Monica and “Big Hank” Strawberry. He was interested in playing baseball since his early childhood days.

Darryl Darryl Strawberry has an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million. SOURCE: Instagram- @darrylstrawberry18

He has four siblings named Mike, Ronnie, Regina, and Michelle. He had a very difficult childhood as his father was an abusive alcoholic. His father was caught by police and his mother raised them alone later.

Net worth and Salary of Darryl Strawberry

Darryl Strawberry's reported career earnings are around $30 million, but financial struggles have left his estimated net worth at $1.5 million. His deferred contract with the Mets resulted in IRS auctioning his future payments to pay a tax debt. He was also sued in 2007 for $500,000 in back taxes.

Despite his monetary issues, Strawberry has found success as an author and minister. He is a vocal advocate for addiction recovery and has founded the Darryl Strawberry Foundation to support those affected by addiction. While his financial woes may have impacted his net worth, he continues to inspire others through his story of redemption and faith.

Darryl Strawberry's Phenomenal Career in Baseball: From Rookie of the Year to Silver Slugger and World Series Champion

Darryl Strawberry's career in baseball is nothing short of remarkable. He made his major league debut in 1983 with the New York Mets, and from there, he went on to become one of the most feared hitters in the game. In his rookie year, he won the Rookie of the Year Award, hitting 26 home runs and stealing 19 bases. This was only the beginning of his incredible career.

Strawberry continued to improve and was the runner-up for the National League Most Valuable Player Award in 1987 when he hit 39 home runs and stole 36 bases. He joined the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1991 but struggled with injuries and played only a few seasons before moving on to the San Francisco Giants. It was with the Giants that Strawberry's career began to decline, and he was eventually released from the team in 1995.

Despite the difficulties he faced in his later years, Strawberry's accomplishments are impressive. He finished his career with 335 home runs, 1000 RBI, and a .259 batting average. He was selected for the All-Star team eight times and won the prestigious Silver Slugger Award. Strawberry also helped his teams win the World Series Championship four times, including twice with the New York Yankees.

Beyond his on-field success, Strawberry's personal life has been well-documented. He has battled drug addiction, has been divorced three times, and has struggled with financial difficulties. However, he has also been very open about his faith and has become a Christian minister. He has written several books, including his autobiography, "Straw: Finding My Way," and has used his platform to help others struggling with addiction.

Despite his struggles, Strawberry's legacy in baseball is secure. He was a phenomenal player and a feared hitter who made a significant impact on the game. He will always be remembered as one of the greats of his time.

Darryl Strawberry’s Personal Life

He had trouble with drinking, and cocaine and also had admitted himself to being a sex addict. His first wife, Lisa Andrews whom he married in 1985, filed for divorce in 1987 based on physical abuse. Later the divorce was finalized in 1993. He had two children named Darryl, Jr. and Diamond Nicole with his wife.

DarrylDarryl Strawberry wishes happy easter. SOURCE: Instagram- @darrylstrawberry

He then married his second wife, Charisse Strawberry in 1993 but separated from her in 2006. Charisse was his girlfriend and had filed for abuse before marriage. However, she dropped the charges and married him. The couple has three children named; a son named Jordan, and two daughters named Jade and Jewel.

He is currently married to his third and current wife, Tracy Boulware in 2006. He first met her at a 2003 Narcotics Anonymous convention in Florida and started dating her. Strawberry got into a lot of legal trouble when he was sentenced to a one-half year in prison for probation violations related to drug abuse in 2002.

He regained some sobriety after his prison in 2003.  Strawberry also established Darryl Strawberry Foundation to raise donations for Autism and is an avid supporter of their church community. Strawberry also worked as a spring training instructor as well as a broadcast analyst with the Mets team and was inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame in 2010.


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