The deferred compensation agreement included in Darryl Strawberry’s 1985-90 contact with the New York Mets has been auctioned for $1.3 million by the Internal Revenue Service.
The IRS said in a statement Monday the agreement is worth about $1,279,000. The minimum bid is $550,000 in the auction, which is scheduled for Jan. 20 at the IRS office in Fairview Heights, Illinois.
In honor of Jacob deGrom being named the National League Rookie of the Year, we take a look at the five Mets who’ve claimed that title throughout the franchise’s history.
Continuing with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by jersey/uniform number, here are numbers 19-10.
Darryl Strawberry has given new life to an all-time unsettling tale involving one of his former teammates on the Mets.
Newly-released documents show that President Bill Clinton’s administration was watching how the Yankees handled troubled slugger Darryl Strawberry back in the 1990s.
The trip started at Bryant Park on 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue, on about 80,000 square feet of red carpet, and continued past Grand Central Terminal.
“I look at Tebow, and he gets bashed because of his faith,” Strawberry said. “Let ‘em laugh. Let ‘em talk. He’s a greater man than anyone who might be greater than him as an athlete.”
Carlos Beltran, Mike Piazza, Dwight Gooden, Gary Carter, Tom Seaver and more of the Mets’ most enduring All-Stars of all time.
While Darryl Strawberry was an outfielder and Smith is primarily a first baseman, they already have something in common: a sweet-looking swing from the left side of the plate.
Wells’ trade to the Yankees was finalized on Tuesday, when New York dealt a pair of minor leaguers to the Angels: outfielder Exicardo Cayones and left-hander Kramer Sneed.
Wright isn’t just “Captain America” or Mr. Met or the fourth captain in franchise history. He has a chance to go down as the greatest player in franchise history.
After hearing all about Darryl’s gospel-preaching lifestyle, we heard his take on the Yankees, Mets, Alex Rodriguez, Mike Piazza and more.
It’s hard to believe that it has been over a quarter of a century since the 1986 Mets captured an entire city with a World Championship, but I was thinking a lot about that season this week.
Today, we have a story of people really stepping up the plate for someone in need.