TITLE

DOC & DARRYL

AUTHOR(S)
Richmond, Peter
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly;Jul2001, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p162
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates the rise and fall of Dwight 'Doc' Gooden and Darryl Strawberry, the tragic-twinned New York Mets phenomenon of the 1980s. Sharing of the pressure, power and pain of Major League Baseball's spotlight; Drug abuse; Lessons.
ACCESSION #
4993925

 

Related Articles

  • New York Mets. Heyman, Jon // Sporting News;11/16/98, Vol. 222 Issue 46, p59 

    Presents information on the New York Yankees baseball team as of November 16, 1998. Agreement between the Yankees and Scott Brosius; Offer made by the team to Kevin Brown; Information on the option for player Darryl Strawberry.

  • Darryl Strawberry:THE JUICIEST FRUIT IN THE METS' CROP. LEAVY, WALTER // Ebony;Jun1984, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p62 

    The article features professional baseball player Darryl Strawberry. It states that Strawberry was touted as the brightest hope for the future of the New York Mets. On his first year of playing in major leagues, he gained 26 home runs, 74 runs batted in and the only third Mets player to win the...

  • The Straw That Still Stirs. Philips, Matthew // Newsweek;5/11/2009, Vol. 153 Issue 19/20, p8 

    An interview with Darryl Strawberry, former baseball player for the New York Mets, is presented. Strawberry discusses the book he wrote about loosing his career due to substance abuse, the time he spent in jail, and what he would have done differently in his life. He also talks about his time...

  • THE CRUMBLING WALL. Swan, Jon // Columbia Journalism Review;May/Jun1992, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p23 

    The article talks about the exchange of news coverage for advertising in periodicals in the U.S. Rona Cherry, editor-in-chief of "Longevity," resigned from her position when her protest against the placement of a Nuprin advertisement showing tennis star Jimmy Connors, opposite his interview, was...

  • BOB HILLE'S STARTING 5.  // Sporting News;4/21/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 16, p6 

    The article presents information related to sports. Baseball player of the team New York Mets Dwight Gooden will miss this summer's Mets reunion. Some baseball players already are missing a certain title pharmacological lift. The search is on for football player Paul Tagliabue's successor.

  • DIBELLA SEES WRITTING ON THE WALL.  // Boxing Digest;Jul2009, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p6 

    The article reports on the comment of promoter Lou DiBella, an avid baseball fan, on the refusal of the New York Mets to keep the autograph of its former baseball player, Dwight Gooden, on the wall of its new stadium, Citi Field. It states that Met's vice president of media relations Jay Horwitz...

  • The high price of hard living. Verducci, Tom // Sports Illustrated;2/27/95, Vol. 82 Issue 8, p16 

    States that reckless years in the fast lane, fueled by alcohol and cocaine, have cost former New York Met phenoms Darryl Strawberry and Dwight Gooden the prime years of their careers. Strawberry's cocaine abuse and why he chose his current home; Gooden's pattern of self-destruction; How the...

  • Dwight Gooden: Coping With A $285,000 Raise At 20. Leavy, Walter // Ebony;Jun1985, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p75 

    The article features the 20-year old African American baseball player Dwight Gooden. The stat pitcher of the New York Mets team reportedly received a 285,000 dollar raise, but is still the same down-to-earth person he was in high school. It is stated that Gooden is the youngest...

  • THE TOP-SALARY CURSE. Gregory, Sean // Time;3/1/2004, Vol. 163 Issue 9, p20 

    Reviews top-salaried baseball players and an apparent connection to poor performance by their respective teams. Darryl Strawberry and the 1991 Los Angeles Dodgers; Bobby Bonilla and the 1992 New York Mets; Albert Belle and the 1997 Chicago White Sox; Others.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics