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Straw : finding my way / Darryl Strawberry ; with John Strausbaugh.

Strawberry, Darryl. (Author). Strausbaugh, John. (Added Author).
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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 927 STRAWBERRY DARRYL (Text) 34706001179276 Non-Fiction 900-999 Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library B ST (Text) 30477100294564 Adult: Biography Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 796.357 STRA (Text) 39231031747161 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 921 STR (Text) 30032010463468 BIOGRAPHY Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting 796.357 ST82 (Text) 51735011257515 Adult department Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780061704208 :
  • ISBN: 0061704202
  • Physical Description: xii, 240 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Ecco, [2009]

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Former baseball slugger Darryl Strawberry, whose achievements on the field were often overshadowed by his struggles off the field, recounts the highs, the lows, and the lessons of hope and survival he learned along the way. Darryl grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Los Angeles, where he channeled his energy into baseball and basketball. The New York Mets drafted him in 1980, and he won Rookie of the Year in 1983. Throughout the eighties and nineties, however, Strawberry faced many personal challenges, including drug use, tax evasion, solicitation, and allegations of domestic violence. His seasons with the Dodgers, Giants, and Yankees were interrupted by suspensions, visits to rehab, and treatment for colon cancer. But in 2006, Strawberry's life changed course dramatically. With his wife, Tracy, he devoted himself to his church and to his work with children and adults affected by autism and other developmental disorders. Here, for the first time, Darryl Strawberry delivers his own inspirational story.--From publisher description.
Subject: Strawberry, Darryl.
Baseball players > United States > Biography.

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