Download E-books Straw: Finding My Way PDF

By Darryl Strawberry

Former baseball slugger Darryl Strawberry, whose achievements at the box have been frequently overshadowed via his struggles off the sphere, recounts the highs, the lows, and the teachings realized alongside the way in which that allowed him to outlive.

The youngest son of Henry and Ruby Strawberry, Darryl grew up in a single of Los Angeles's hardest neighborhoods yet channeled his strength into basketball and baseball. the hot York Mets drafted him in 1980, and he used to be voted the nationwide League Rookie of the yr in 1983. Strawberry went directly to be the 1st nationwide League participant voted to the All-Star online game in each one of his first 4 complete seasons.

through the eighties and nineties, notwithstanding, Strawberry confronted many demanding situations off the sector, together with tax evasion, drug use, solicitation, and allegations of household attack. His seasons with the Dodgers, Giants, and Yankees have been interrupted via suspensions, visits to rehab, remedy for colon melanoma, and time in felony. yet in 2006, Strawberry's existence dramatically replaced path. He married and dedicated himself to his church and his paintings with youngsters and adults stricken by autism and different developmental problems.

For the 1st time, in his personal phrases, Darryl Strawberry supplies his inspirational narrative, the extreme tale of his existence.

Show description

Read or Download Straw: Finding My Way PDF

Best Deals In Books books

Nightwalker (Dark Days, Book 1)

For hundreds of years Mira has been a nightwalker—an unstoppable enforcer for a mysterious association that manipulates earth-shaking occasions from the darkest shadows. yet elemental mastery over fireplace units her except others of her night-prowling breed . . . and should be all that forestalls her doom. The foe she now faces is human: the vampire hunter known as Danaus, who has already destroyed such a lot of undead.

A Talent for Sin

She used to be blessed with a present of temptation. Violet, woman Carrington, possesses every little thing a lively lady may well wish out of lifestyles. funds (and plenty of it). the liberty to make her personal offerings, without husband to rule her. And a delightfully attentive younger lover, Lord Peter St. Johns, to meet her each wild whim.

Gremlins: A New Friend

Gremlins: a brand new buddy

Fatal Secrets: A Novel of Suspense

Lethal QUEST whilst a most sensible lieutenant in a infamous ring of human traffickers consents to show state’s facts, Immigration and Customs Enforcement senior agent Sonia Knight believes she’ll ultimately take down the unlawful operation’s devilish mastermind, Xavier Jones. but if an FBI sting on Jones’s felony firm collides with an ICE stakeout, Sonia is enraged: Her informant’s existence and her facts are in grave jeopardy.

Additional info for Straw: Finding My Way

Show sample text content

Rated 4.78 of 5 – based on 9 votes