May 6, 1983, The top pick in the 1980 draft makes his big league debut for the New York Mets.

Darryl Strawberry goes 0-4 with three strikeouts and two walks against the Reds in a 13-inning game. He’d collect his first hit a few days later and finish the year batting .257 with 26 homers and win the Rookie of the Year Award.

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