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Strawberry, local pastors helping opioid crisis

By Danielle Coots – For Greene County News

BEAVERCREEK — Darryl Strawberry and his wife Tracy have formed an alliance with Ohio Pastors to help stop the epidemic of Ohio’s opioid/drug crisis. The couple made a special appearance, March 5 at the Beavercreek Nazarene Church to help share their struggles with drug addiction in hopes to provide families, friends and other addicts with education, enlightenment and hope.… Read the rest

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A World Series champion will talk about his struggles with addiction at this Middletown event

Rick McCrabb
Journal-News Middleton

Darryl Strawberry, once a feared slugger for the New York Mets and Yankees before addictions derailed his 17-year Major League Baseball career, now is an evangelical born-again Christian who travels giving his testimony.

Strawberry, 55, and his wife, Tracy, will be keynote speakers next month at Epidemic of Hope, an event planned in response to Ohio’s opioid crisis.

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Trump calls up baseball great Darryl Strawberry to fight opioid crisis

The Washington Times – Thursday, February 22, 2018

President Trump has enlisted former New York Mets All-Star Darryl Strawberry in the offensive against opioid addiction.

Mr. Strawberry, whose Christian faith helped him beat a personal struggle with drug abuse and opioid addiction, was at the White House with other faith leaders Thursday for a meetings with administration officials.… Read the rest

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Darryl Strawberry shares his addiction story

Former Met Darryl Strawberry shares his story of addiction and recovery in Queens

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Darryl Strawberry Speaks About Addiction

Darryl Strawberry doesn’t look back at baseball as he discusses his new book, facing addiction

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Darryl Strawberry Triumphs Over Addiction

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Daily Mail Article on Darryl Strawberry

Former Mets slugger Darryl Strawberry opens up about having sex BETWEEN INNINGS and how his wife saved him from a crack house 14 years ago

  • Former Mets slugger Darryl Strawberry opens up about having sex BETWEEN INNINGS and how his wife saved him from a crack house 14 years ago
  • Strawberry enlisted locker room attendants to entice women to meet him for a tryst in the team clubhouse before the right fielder would return to the game
  • As Strawberry explained, his coaches and teammates would ‘cover’ for him when he was having sex between innings .
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Darryl Strawberry on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Major League Baseball All-Star Darryl Strawberry has triumphed … not only on the baseball diamond, but in life.

Strawberry will be appearing Wednesday, November 15th on Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to share his story of  story of childhood abuse, anxiety, drug and alcohol addiction, and ultimately, recovery, with easy-to-understand explanations of addiction from trained professionals.… Read the rest


“Prayer never goes unanswered:” Darryl Strawberry on the power of prayer

New Brunswick Herald
Posted by Carrie Brunner
November 14, 2017
TAMPA, FL – 11-14-2017

Four-time World Series champion Darryl Strawberry says do not underestimate the power of prayer.

“I think it’s very important that people understand that prayer does work,” Strawberry said in response to critics of “thoughts and prayers” after a tragedy.… Read the rest