Episode 58: Dollop: Lenny Dykstra

You pooped in a pizza box!
–Gareth

known as either as “Nails” or “Dude”–always a good sign

 

Lenny Dykstra stats at ESPN.com

stats at baseballreference.com

New York Times: Lenny Dykstra: Out of Prison, and Still Headstrong

Wanna see a magic trick? I can get from Lenny to The Sopranos in two degrees of separation. Lenny’s son is Cutter Dykstra. Cutter had a child with Jamie-Lynn Sigler. Jamie-Lynn played Meadow Soprano. Tah-dah!

Lenny Dykstra autographed baseball card (New York Mets) 1987 Topps #295

Nailed!: The Improbable Rise and Spectacular Fall of Lenny Dykstra * Christopher Frankie

Revelations from the book (thanks to philly.com):

  • Dykstra liked to “leave a large amount of feces in the toilet . . . so he could hear the shrieks of the hotel’s grossed-out maids.”
  • He once told a female executive, in a meeting, that he had “impregnated three women in the same night and made them all get abortions.”
  • He referred to Tiger Woods and Derek Jeter as “darkies,” and the legendary Willie Mays, with whom he had a business relationship, as his “field n—er.”

Bodily functions, racial and sexist slurs, and unwanted slurs everywhere. Sounds like a frat house all tied up in one man: LDD, Lenny Delta Dykstra.
The Zeroes: My Misadventures in the Decade Wall Street Went Insane * Randall Lane

Dykstra is on the Mitchell Report, the official list of players who abused steroids.

Not surprisingly, Dykstra also has his own tag at TMZ.

And Dykstra’s “theme song”? It’s Travis McCoy feat. Bruno Mars. Oy.

Want more? Episode 64: The Fans of Philadelphia, Baseball page

Band names from this episode:

  • Steroid Car Wash (first hit: “Clean Road Rage”, followed by a punk cover of “(Workin’ At the) Car Wash”)
  • Slow-Motion Car Wreck
  • Missing Toilets

 

About Carla

This Bluestocking bookworm is your friendly Dollop web-wrangler and digital library curator. In other words, pay no attention to that woman behind the curtain. I'm just here to John Nash all this stuff together. It's all about connections. IT'S ALL CONNECTED. I live atop a mountain, geographically isolated for the protection of others. Yes, an American mountain.

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