The high price of hard living

Verducci, Tom
February 1995
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 career paths of both players began as parallel lines; What things Strawberry has been convicted of; What was his first experience with cocaine.


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