Darryl Strawberry recovering from coronary heart assault – ‘All is nicely’

LAKE ST. LOUIS,. Mo. — Former New York Mets and Yankees star Darryl Strawberry is recovering from a coronary heart assault and is at SSM Well being St. Joseph Hospital.

Mets spokesman Jay Horwitz stated Tuesday that Strawberry was stricken Monday, a day earlier than the eight-time All-Star’s 62nd birthday.

Strawberry posted a photograph of himself on the hospital on Instagram and wrote: “I’m so pleased and honored to report that every one is nicely.”

Strawberry, who lives in O’Fallon, Missouri, is resting comfortably, Horwitz stated.

“On behalf of all the group we’re sending optimistic ideas to Darryl Strawberry, his spouse Tracy and his total household after final night time’s coronary heart assault,” Mets proprietor Steve Cohen stated in an announcement, with spouse Alex. “We’re wanting ahead to Straw’s speedy restoration and welcoming him for his quantity retirement ceremony on June 1.”

The Mets will retire Strawberry’s No. 18 after retiring Dwight Gooden’s No. 16 on April 14. The pair led the group to the 1986 World Sequence title.

Strawberry was a seven-time All-Star throughout his time with the Mets from 1983 to ’90, successful NL Rookie of the 12 months in 1983.

He hit .259 with 335 homers, 1,000 RBIs and 221 stolen bases in 17 seasons that additionally included time with the Los Angeles Dodgers (1991-93), San Francisco Giants (1994) and New York Yankees (1995-99). He was part of three World Sequence championship groups — two with the Yankees and one with the Mets.

Strawberry’s profession was affected by drug and alcohol points — he was suspended thrice — and likewise by colon most cancers remedy that brought about him to overlook the 1998 World Sequence.

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