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Schilling says Dykstra called his ’93 World Series Game 6 homer

In Game 6 of the 1993 World Series, the Phillies entered the top of the seventh inning trailing the defending World Series champion Toronto Blue Jays 5-1. What looked to be a rough way to go out of the postseason quickly turned around in that seventh inning when the Phillies scored five runs. The fuel to the comeback came on a three-run home run by Lenny Dykstra off the arm of Blue...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Lenny Dykstra sends venomous email to 'f—ing lazy' reporter over 2009 article

As Lenny Dykstra works on a memoir, he apparently is determined to set the record straight about his past legal troubles. Writer A.J. Daulerio posted an email to Ratter that Dykstra reportedly sent him last week concerning a 2009 article he wrote highlighting the former New York Met and Philadelphia Phillie's reported financial irresponsibility. Sent at 3 a.m. on Friday with the...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

John Kruk: Take Curt Schilling with 'a grain of salt'

If there is one person at ESPN who will never back down from commenting on a controversy, it’s the always outspoken John Kruk. While Kruk didn’t turn Curt Schilling’s absence from Sunday Night Baseball into a bigger story than it already was — Jake Arietta, an error on a hot smash in the third and the Dodgers overall lack of hits conspired to make Sunday’s game bigger...
Via Awful Announcing
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Lenny Dykstra and Mitch Williams Trade Verbal Jabs

For three seasons (1991-1993), Lenny Dykstra and Mitch Williams were teammates, playing for the Philadelphia Phillies. At the recent Philly Sports Roast, the 1993 National League champs were anything but cordial. The evening was supposed to be a laugh-filled night benefiting the Darren Daulton Foundation, but once the drinks started flowing and both Dykstra and Williams were given...
Via Hall of Very Good
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Lenny Dykstra biopic being developed by ‘The Blind Side’ director

The rise and fall of former major leaguer Lenny Dykstra certainly makes a good story. He was the starting center fielder of the Mets’ 1986 World Series championship team. From there, he went from the highs of leading the Phillies to the 1993 World Series and finishing second in National League MVP voting to the lows of filing for bankruptcy after building a supposed financial...
Via Awful Announcing
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Documentary on '86 Mets, Lenny Dykstra biopic in the works

Just when you think Hollywood has run out of original ideas…comes this. According to Variety, John Lee Hancock, director and co-screenwriter of the award-winning “The Blind Side” and 2002’s baseball feature “The Rookie”, is all set to bring former big leaguer Lenny Dykstra’s life to the silver screen. I applaud the idea (and would probably go see it… I’ve actually...
Via Hall of Very Good
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Missanelli’s Interview with Lenny Dykstra is Must Hear Radio

Mike Missanelli’s interview with Lenny Dykstra, as Crossing Broad writes, includes talk of "Dykstra's thoughts on taking steroids, walking around like he had a “10-inch you know what,” his hypothetical threatening of umpires, Ben Revere, the 1993 Phillies, baseball and life in general. It’s fantastic. You can’t stop listening."Indeed. Here's some highlights:CB has much...
Via Bob's Blitz
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Phillies OF Lenny Dykstra Will Spend Two Hours With Mike Missanelli Today

Photo courtesy 97.5 the Fanatic Lenny Dykstra has lived in a car, been arrested, convicted and spent time in jail over the last few years. Then, he had a little dustup with Mitch Williams at a Poppel Sports autograph show at the Granite Run Mall back in November. Phillies fans...
Via Philliedelphia
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phillies Nation Top 100: #29 Lenny Dykstra

The Phillies Nation Top 100 continues today with #30. Our mission is to assess the Top 100 Phillies players of all time using impact to the Phillies, individual achievement, team achievement, traditional stats, and analytics as our criteria. The list was compiled by Ian Riccaboni and Pat Gallen with input from the rest of the Phillies Nation staff.  From this point forward, each...
Via Phillies Nation
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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