Sober Slugger –

April 15, 2018 – Darryl Strawberry is known as being one of the great baseball players to play for the Mets. Eight-time All-Star, four-time World Series champion and New York Mets Hall of Famer; but just like so many others the Straw Man and his wife have had their fair share of struggles in life including with drug addiction.

They were in Van Wert at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center as a part of the Epidemic of Hope conference your speaking about drug addictions. From how they fought their’s to how they’re using their faith to help others still struggling, Darryl says life is too short not to act. “Life is not long, life is short,” says Strawberry. “It’s what you go through and how you overcome, and how do you get to the next phase in life. How do you get to a place of purpose and really helping somebody because we can sit around and talk about problems but if we’re not doing anything about the problems the problems won’t get resolved.”

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