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Darryl StrawberryTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-1999 MLB Years: 1983-1999
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion
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PositionsOF-1655, DH-143, LF-46, RF-8Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDarryl Eugene Strawberry
Height6-6Weight215BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMarch 12,1962 [56.274]PlaceLos Angeles,California
High SchoolCrenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$152,500Signing ScoutsHarry Minor
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-NYN-#1
MLB DebutMay 6,1983 [21.055]
OrganizationsNYN [11] NYA [5] LAN [3] SFN [1] Awards10Awards Voting5-680
TBC Player ID18534Retrosheet IDstrad001MLBAM ID122864
RelationshipsBrother of Michael Strawberry
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1983 ... Member of the MLB 30/30 club (30hr+30sb) in 1987
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed66Power90Contact30XBH89RBIs84Runs62Hitting64Durability48Team.543Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-of184415727425252051203910200.268.350.420.7706612180.322.152.306.34811.1121.671.952.7831.4028.57
1981Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-of191234208410722613783188210561450.255.381.429.81018041513.307.174.424.37015.9820.471.282.5332.3138.32
1982Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-of20129435931231993497452210014561660.283.419.6021.02126262548.340.319.602.43918.2526.461.456.2012.7950.41
1983Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-of21165712194131371141800000.333.465.5961.06134871.444.263.614.46519.7225.351.294.2319.0042.11
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn18of211224206310815726741964712840295.257.336.512.84821548473.306.255.398.3679.9427.062.725.5016.1544.44
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn18of2214752275131274269727875131014158.251.343.467.81024457602.285.216.397.35312.4621.761.754.3220.0843.51
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn18of2311139378109154297926117396103139.277.389.557.94621948470.295.280.504.40415.5320.431.326.1713.5544.04
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn18of2413647576123275279328127214160994.259.358.507.86524159562.304.248.434.37212.8125.091.964.8017.5947.97
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn18of2515453210815132539104361297122704134.284.398.583.98131076640.299.299.526.41215.1619.061.266.0913.6450.33
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn18of2615354310114627339101291485127309216.269.366.545.91129669640.277.276.460.39013.2819.841.496.0913.9247.26
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn18of2713447669107261297711461105103134.225.312.466.77822256541.226.241.384.34011.2819.411.725.3616.4152.34
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn18of28152542921501813710815870110405155.277.361.518.87928156621.283.241.384.38211.2717.711.575.9614.6537.33
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan44of291395058613422428991087512530548.265.361.491.85224854588.297.226.378.37712.7621.261.674.7618.0440.30
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan44of304315620378052531193410142.237.322.385.7076013177.271.148.282.31610.7319.211.792.8231.2035.14
1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-of31519362012102500000.316.381.579.96011321.385.263.421.4179.5223.812.504.7619.0050.00
1993Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan44of313210012142051210161920211.140.267.310.577317120.115.170.340.26413.3315.831.194.1720.0050.00
1994Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-of32310330023000400100.300.273.9001.1739211.200.600.600.4430.0036.360.0018.185.0066.67
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn17of32299213223141703192200242.239.363.424.787398113.265.185.359.33616.8119.471.163.5423.0036.36
1995Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-of33720352004209500151.250.467.350.8177230.313.100.650.32430.0016.670.560.000.0040.00
1995Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-3329121012001200001.222.300.667.9676210.167.445.556.39910.0020.002.0010.009.00100.00
1995Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of33228320253172911151710211.301.406.6141.0205111101.295.313.494.42914.8516.831.136.9311.8644.00
1995Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         3111224326183531252410363.286.411.571.9826415141.289.285.527.40717.7317.020.965.6714.0046.88
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya26dh-of33328715244131300102220010.276.364.448.81239899.339.172.287.35810.1022.222.203.0329.0033.33
1996St. Paul SaintsNorthernInd-3429108314770183942221620061.435.5381.0001.53810825132.392.565.787.61216.6712.120.7313.646.0053.19
1996Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-3428330035000300000.375.3751.5001.8751238.0001.1251.125.7410.0037.500.0037.502.67100.00
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya39lf-dh34632023553130113665315510353.262.359.490.8499924237.302.228.386.36013.0823.211.774.6418.3645.28
1997Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-35416271004001300001.438.471.500.9718117.538.062.125.4345.8817.653.000.000.0014.29
1997Norwich NavigatorsEastAAnya-3512000000000100001.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1997Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-351138811306190081000101.289.404.8421.24632947.217.553.763.49717.0221.281.2512.776.3381.82
1997Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         16561018406230091400103.321.409.7141.123401066.324.393.554.46613.6421.211.569.099.3355.56
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya39lf-dh351129131002003900002.103.188.138.3264132.150.035.138.1639.3828.133.000.000.0033.33
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya39dh361012954473112245787469030141.247.354.542.89616037345.269.295.454.38013.3326.091.966.9612.2950.68
1999Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of37217312215141512111300211.288.372.548.920401086.293.260.397.38612.7915.121.184.6518.2547.62
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya39dh3724491016503620171600000.327.500.6121.11230866.433.285.673.47925.7624.240.944.5516.3350.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1583541889814012563833510002219981613523815313164.259.357.505.86227386296326.282.246.420.00012.9021.371.665.3016.1744.90
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter3901347271374672079291933526337014219187.278.396.533.9297181661645.322.255.494.00015.9922.491.414.8017.0544.39
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter8028861881732686104507010623.306.403.6561.05918946345.313.350.545.00014.4920.291.407.5411.0852.27
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter130437931231993497452210014661661.281.417.6001.01726262550.338.319.600.00018.1826.551.466.1812.8550.41
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1294458711624614843188411061452.261.382.436.81819444540.314.175.416.00015.5620.371.312.5931.7937.93
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5117730477252471294410351.266.367.412.7797314210.321.146.345.00013.8120.951.522.3835.4029.79
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter29108314770183942221620061.435.5381.0001.53810825132.392.565.787.00016.6712.120.7313.646.0053.19
New York Mets Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter11093903662102518730252733191755809602613910845.263.359.520.87920284694549.283.257.435.00012.7521.101.665.5415.4945.76
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter21476111818532438136149110178608911.243.340.445.78533974885.266.202.353.00012.4320.111.624.2920.0340.00
New York Yankees Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter231662105169343411141612107192604106.255.362.502.86433278779.296.247.414.00013.7424.651.795.2616.1546.15
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter299213223141703192200242.239.363.424.787398113.265.185.359.00016.8119.471.163.5423.0036.36
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625549214326434102231084138405137.259.357.505.86228064647.282.246.420.00012.9021.371.665.3016.1744.90
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256011315528833121391510915461873.278.396.533.92929869683.322.255.494.00015.9922.491.414.8017.0544.39

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Kingsport Mets AppRknyn18OF39--5543-6259.9521.51------4488.655.7
1981Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn19OF120--1738132194181.9331.51------12397.685.7
1982Jackson Mets TexAAnyn20OF124--211893228219.9611.77------12996.193.2
1983Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn21OF14--22-4-2622.8461.57------1687.510.1
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn21OF117--23284-244240.9842.05------12295.972.2
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn22OF146--2761163293287.9801.97------14799.390.1
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn23OF110--211522218216.9911.96------11199.167.9
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn24OF131--2261063242236.9751.80------13696.380.9
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn25OF151--272683286278.9721.84------15498.193.2
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn26OF150--297493310301.9712.01------15398.093.8
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn27OF131--272482284276.9722.11------13497.880.9
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn28OF149--2681034281278.9891.87------15298.092.0
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29OF136--2091152225220.9781.62------13997.884.0
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30OF42--6721-7069.9861.64------4397.725.9
1993Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan31OF5--7---771.0001.40------5100.03.5
1993Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31OF29--3714-4238.9051.31------3290.617.9
1994Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn32OF2--4---441.0002.00------366.71.4
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32OF27--611216462.9692.30------2993.123.5
1995Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya33OF4--31--441.0001.00------757.16.9
1995Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya33OF9--9---991.0001.00------2240.96.5
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya33DH15---------------3246.910.4
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya33OF11--182212220.9091.82------3234.47.6
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya34LF26--32---32321.0001.23------6341.316.0
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya34DH26---------------6341.316.0
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya34RF8--131--14141.0001.75------6312.74.9
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya35LF4--5---551.0001.25------1136.42.5
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya35DH4---------------1136.42.5
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya36DH81---------------10180.250.0
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya36LF16--19-2-2119.9051.19------10115.89.9
1999Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya37OF8--14---14141.0001.75------2138.15.7
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya37DH17---------------2470.810.5
MLB Totals for OF - 13 season(s)-   OF1330--244675602425812521.9771.90------13300.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH143---------------1430.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF46--56-2-5856.9661.22------460.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF8--131--14141.0001.75------80.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF38--56-4-6056.9331.47------380.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF124--211893228219.9611.77------1240.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF120--1738132194181.9331.51------1200.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF43--5853-6663.9551.47------430.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Kingsport Mets AppRknyn18---------39-
1981Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn19---------120-
1982Jackson Mets TexAAnyn20---------124-
1983Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn21---------14-
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn21---------117-
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn22---------146-
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn23---------110-
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn24---------131-
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn25---------151-
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn26---------150-
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn27---------131-
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn28---------149-
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29---------136-
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30---------42-
1993Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan31---------5-
1993Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31---------29-
1994Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn32---------2-
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32---------27-
1995Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya33---------4-
1995Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya33---------9-
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya33---------1115
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya34------26-8-26
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya35------4---4
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya36------16---81
1999Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya37---------8-
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya37----------17

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB246224510251031200000.227.320.545.86512325.375.318.50012.0048.004.008.0011.0060.00
1986New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB24724451011304600000.208.321.375.6969228.235.167.45814.2921.431.503.5724.0040.00
1988New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB26730592016002500000.300.344.467.81114332.333.167.2336.2515.632.503.1330.0033.33
1995New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB3322000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1996New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB3425000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1996New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB34412450035002200000.417.5001.1671.66714314.286.750.91714.2914.291.0021.434.0060.00
1996New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB34516030001004600000.188.350.188.5383020.300.000.25020.0030.001.500.000.000.00
1999New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB3726220013001000000.333.429.8331.262517.200.500.66714.290.000.0014.296.0050.00
1999New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB3736120011001200000.333.429.8331.262517.333.500.66714.2928.572.0014.296.0050.00
1999New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3723010000001200000.333.500.333.8331041.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs613220013001300000.154.214.385.5995114.111.231.3087.1421.433.007.1413.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs20701421307171082100000.300.372.6431.015451078.333.343.47110.2626.922.638.9710.0047.62
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs14434910123091400000.209.346.302.64813252.286.093.37217.3126.921.561.9243.0022.22

Awards [10]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1983National League Rookie of the Year1
1984National League Player of the Week (July 16-July 22)1
1985National League Player of the Week (July 15-July 21) ... National League Player of the Week (August 5-August 11)2
1987NL Player of the Month (September)1
1988NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)1
1990National League Player of the Week (June 4-June 10) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)2
1991National League Player of the Week (August 19-August 25)1
1998American League Player of the Week (April 6-April 12)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1999-04-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1998-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1997-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-07-04Purchased by Yankees from St Paul (Northern). 
1995-11-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-06-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1995-02-08Released by Giants. 
1994-06-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1994-05-26Released by Dodgers. 
1990-11-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1980New York Mets-18152,500-------152,500Signing Bonus out of 1980 Draft (1st round - 1st overall)
1985New York MetsTeam Payroll23516,667-210866++370,78060,000669,167
1986New York MetsTeam Payroll24945,000-70591++386,34760,0001,614,167
1987New York MetsTeam Payroll251,245,000-34496++344,90660,0002,859,167
1988New York MetsTeam Payroll261,320,000-38495++392,10762,5004,179,167
1989New York MetsTeam Payroll271,495,000-42795++429,80262,5005,674,167
1990New York MetsTeam Payroll281,850,000-40395++515,727100,0007,524,167
1991Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll293,800,000-11100++742,231100,00011,324,167
1992Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll304,050,000-23298++962,245109,00015,374,167
1993Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll313,800,000-48295++968,431109,00019,174,167
1994San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll323,300,000-92690++957,101109,00022,474,167
1995New York YankeesTeam Payroll335,300,000-26498++999,520109,00027,774,167
1996New York YankeesTeam Payroll34300,000-4172453957,870109,00028,074,167
1997New York YankeesTeam Payroll35750,000-31923641,182,177150,00028,824,167
1998New York YankeesTeam Payroll36875,000-33018641,276,192170,00029,699,167
1999New York YankeesTeam Payroll37200,000-80735-1,454,491200,00029,899,167
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red