The last Straw
Page 2's Ralph Wiley tells the Darryl Strawberry story you haven't heard before.
Updated: November 7, 2005, 11:16 AM ETBy Ralph Wiley | Page 2
Very often, the worst thing you can give somebody is the limelight. It's true of all human flesh, from ballplayers to judges. Particularly judges.Last week, Tampa Judge Florence Foster told Darryl Strawberry that he had to continue chemotherapy for a recurrence of colon cancer, whether he remained in jail or not. And since Straw had exhibited a tendency to also relapse into bingeing on yay-yo, the judge allowed that she wanted him kept on ice in the local lockup, so he'd be sure to get ...
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