Former MLB outfielder Darryl Strawberry’s terrifying request to find his missing granddaughter, MyLisa Reid, has turned into good news. His 14-year-old granddaughter was found safe on Thursday (Sept. 23).
The family expressed their gratitude on social media.
“MyLisa was found safe,” MyLisa’s mom, Diamond Strawberry, shared on Instagram Friday morning. “Thank you everyone for helping me find my baby!!!! I couldn’t have done it without you!!! I am forever grateful. All the repost and attention that was brought is the reason my baby is HOME!!!”
The Search for Darryl Strawberry’s Granddaughter
Darryl Strawberry previously reported that MyLisa was missing on Wednesday in Las Vegas, according to TMZ. The news came a few days after the teen celebrated her 14th birthday with her mom in Kaanapali, Hawaii.
The 8x All-Star shared a picture and description on social media, saying that she was last seen with a black outfit and white Jordans. He asked followers to contact the Henderson Police Department in Nevada if they had any information.
In his social media post, Darryl asked his followers for prayers.
“This is our granddaughter MyLisa who is missing right now! Please Please Pray for us as we desperately need your prayers! Thank You!”
Love & Hip Hop star Diamond Strawberry also shared the missing person flyer. She asked her 280,000 followers for their help.
“PLEASE REPOST!! PLEASE SHARE!!!! Diamond wrote.
She added, “Please help us bring MyLisa home!”
The original posts were removed on Friday morning. The family updated their social media pages to share the good news. Darryl Strawberry thanked his 66,000 Instagram followers on Friday morning.
“So Many Prayers Answered. Thank You!!”
Diamond responded to her father’s post. “Thanks for all your help dad. Getting the word out there is what got my baby home!!! Thank you Jesus!!!!!!!!!!”
Darryl Strawberry is a four-time World Series Champion who started his career with the New York Mets in 1980. The 59-year-old also played with the Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants and New York Yankees during his career.