Straw: Finding My Way by Darryl StrawberryStraw: Finding My Way by Darryl Strawberry

Straw: Finding My Way

byDarryl Strawberry

Paperback | May 4, 2010

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Straw is the story of a guy who had two strikes against him in the middle innings of life and hit one out of the park.”
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“A riveting and memorable account of one man’s pursuit of a meaningful life.”
—David Cone<_o3a_p>

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Former New York Met and Yankee slugger Darryl Strawberry has subtitled his autobiography Straw, “Finding My Way”—and his path was never easy. A National League Rookie of the Year, eight-time MLB All Star, and four-time World Series Champion, Strawberry’s baseball achievements were often overshadowed by his struggles off the field. In Straw, he tells it all: his boyhood in Crenshaw, Los Angeles; his rise to baseball superstardom; the high life and low life; his brushes with the law; his triumphant battle over cancer; his religious awakening, and his marriage to the love of his life.<_o3a_p>

Darryl Strawberry was born in Crenshaw, California. An eight-time All-Star, a four-time World Series Champion, and a National League Rookie of the Year, he played for the Mets, Dodgers, Giants, and Yankees during his headlining career. In 2008, Strawberry began serving as a special ambassador for the Mets. He is the father of five and ...
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Title:Straw: Finding My WayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.65 inPublished:May 4, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061704210

ISBN - 13:9780061704215

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“If you’re looking for an interesting book about a chaotically interesting life, Straw makes for good reading.”