November 8th, 2012

Strawberry Signs

November 8, 1990 – The Dodgers signed free agent Darryl Strawberry to a five-year contract. In his eight seasons with the Mets, Strawberry became the franchise leader in career home runs (252). The Crenshaw High School graduate was selected by the Mets as the first overall selection in the June 1980 First-Year Player Draft. During his three years with the Dodgers from 1991-93, Strawberry batted .243 in 214 games with 38 home runs and 136 RBI.