Former Mets and Yankees outfielder Darryl Strawberry, who celebrates his 62nd birthday Tuesday, announced late Monday night via an Instagram post that he is recovering from a heart attack.

“Praising God for His amazing grace and loving mercy in saving my life this evening from a heart attack. I am so happy and honored to report that all is well,” he wrote.

“So thankful for the medical team and staff at St. Joseph West in Lake St. Louis for responding so quickly and bringing me through a stent-procedure that has brought my heart to total restoration!!! Your prayers are so absolutely appreciated as I continue to recover, in Jesus Name!”

Strawberry was drafted by the Mets in the first round of the 1980 MLB Amateur Draft out of Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles. He stayed in Queens for eight seasons, earning an All-Star nod for each one, along with the 1983 Rookie of the Year award.— Bridget Reilly

He then went back home to play for the Dodgers for three seasons and another with the Giants before coming back East to play for the Yankees for five seasons before retiring.

Strawberry never got quite back to the form he had while playing for the Mets, where he hit .263 with an OPS of .878 in 1,109 games. He hit 252 home runs with the Mets and 335 in his 17-year career.

He helped lead the Mets to a World Series victory in 1986 and the Yankees to two World Series championships in 1996 and 1999.

He will have No. 18 retired by the Mets on June 1 at Citi Field.

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