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Darryl Strawberry Says the ’86 Mets Would Beat The ’09 Yankees

an article in the Bergin Record, columnist Bob Klapisch asked former Yankee Darryl Strawberry who he thought would win in a series, the ‘86 Mets or the ‘09 Yankees. Here is a small part of the article:

1986 Mets vs. 2009 Yankees? “Doc would’ve destroyed them. We would’ve beaten them. They’re a great team, but we wouldn’t have been intimidated. We could hit, we could pitch and we could definitely fight.”

Strawberry meant no disrespect toward the Bombers, to whom he owes the second half of his career. And to be technical about it, Darryl knows the ’86 Gooden wasn’t nearly as overpowering as the ’85 edition, which skews ...

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