Thursday October 17, 2019. Little Falls, New Jersey. Major League Baseball legend Darryl Strawberry will appear in conversation with Ira Berkow at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center.
Strawberry entered the league in 1983, earning the New York Mets a World Series Championship in 1986. Strawberry rounded off his career with the New York Yankees franchise (1995-1999). The team won World Series Championships in 1996, 1998, and 1999. Strawberry retired soon after his diagnosis and bout with colon cancer. Darryl will address the highs and lows of his long career.
Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception and viewing of the Museum’s new exhibition DISCOVER GREATNESS: An Illustrated History of Negro Leagues Baseball, opened in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues in 2020. The traveling exhibit, on loan from the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, showcases African American baseball from the 1800’s through the 1960’s.
Purchase tickets by calling 973-655-2378 or via museum’s website http://www.yogiberramuseum.org