Darryl Strawberry’s failure to pay what he owed the government from autograph sessions and other endeavors during his career wasn’t forgotten.
Darryl Strawberry will pay the IRS over $430,000 in back taxes, penalties and interest after a judgment was signed Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks. .
Strawberry was convicted of tax evasion in 1995 over income from paid autograph signings and memorabilia sales. He is agreeing to pay the IRS for tax years 1989 and 1990.
Court papers show that Strawberry has already paid the IRS more than $8,600 of the total amount. Strawberry, who lists an address of St. Charles, Missouri, represented himself in the tax case.
Strawberry was an eight-time All-Star and member of two World Series championship teams who also battled drug problems and cancer.