Darryl Strawberry is a man who has lived the highs and lows of immense talent and intense despair. He is described by many experts as a baseball legend and by others as a man who lost it all. Today you’ll meet a humble man who honestly and candidly shares his remarkable journey from the gates of hell to the hope of Jesus Christ. From the accolades of the world to the healing love of a wife … who wouldn’t give up.
His many accomplishments in major league baseball include four World Series titles, eight All-Star Game appearances, and a nomination to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004. He has earned the legendary nicknames and phrases of one of the most feared homerun hitters in the game of baseball: Straw’s Sweet Swing, Strawberry’s Field Forever, and The Legendary Straw Man! Though Darryl was extremely successful in his career, his personal life was plagued with addictions, abuse, divorces, cancer, jail time, and other issues. Darryl finally found true redemption and restoration in Jesus Christ.
Today on BraveMen you’ll hear Darryl’s full amazing story. And his purpose and passion of serving the Lord Jesus Christ by serving others. In 2011 Darryl and his wife Tracy founded Strawberry Ministries, a platform and global reach they use to help restore the lives of thousands of people every year.