Darryl Strawberry was hospitalized after suffering a heart attack. (Instagram)

Baseball legend Darryl Strawberry is recovering after suffering a heart attack the day before his 62nd birthday. 

The former New York Mets and Yankees star, who lives in O’Fallon, Missouri, was hospitalized on Monday (March 11) at SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital.

Darryl Strawberry took to Instagram to share a photo of himself at the hospital along with a positive report. 

He wrote: 

Praising God for His amazing grace and loving mercy in saving my life this evening from a heart attack.

I am so happy and honored to report that all is well.

So thankful for the medical team and staff at St. Joseph West in Lake St. Louis for responding so quickly and bringing me through a stent-procedure that has brought my heart to total restoration!!!

Your prayers are so absolutely appreciated as I continue to recover, in Jesus Name! #savedbyHisgrace❤️❤️🫶🏾

See Darryl’s original post below. 

The Mets are scheduled to retire Darryl’s No. 18 on June 1, 2024.

During his time with the New York Mets (1983-1990)  Darryl Strawberry was a seven-time All-Star and he won NL Rookie of the Year in 1983.

Please join me in wishing this legend a very Happy 62nd Birthday and a full and speedy recovery!

Get well soon!

What Happened To Darryl Strawberry In 1992?

In 1992, Strawberry’s season was cut short after just 43 games due to a back injury.

Following back surgery in September, he attempted to return prematurely and spent much of 1993 on and off the disabled list.

When Did Darryl Strawberry Get Sober?

Despite his past struggles with addiction, Strawberry has remained sober for nearly 14 years.

His turning point came in 2000 when he met his third wife, Tracy Boulware, at a Narcotics Anonymous convention in Tampa.

Tracy, who had battled drug addiction herself, had been clean for a year before meeting Strawberry.

How Many Times Was Darryl Strawberry Suspended?

During his 17-year career with the Mets, Dodgers, Giants, and Yankees, Strawberry faced three suspensions from Major League Baseball for substance abuse.

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