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...
Via Macho Row
18 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...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Lenny Dykstra apparently stole $50k of Brett Rossi's jewelry

Lenny Dykstra might be a douchejuice LXXXVI...Via TMZ:Convicted felon and legendary scumbag Lenny Dykstra has allegedly struck again … this time, he’s accused of stealing $50k in jewelry from Charlie Sheen’s porn star ex-fiancee… TMZ Sports has learned.The woman pointing the finger is Brett Rossi — star of the critically acclaimed adult film, “Nice Shoes, Wanna F***?”Rossi...
Via Bob's Blitz
September 01, 2015  |  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

‘Baseball as It Was’ Episode #34: Heather Quinlan

The 1986 Mets didn’t just dominate the major league competition. They ruled New York City in a way that hasn’t been matched since. Filmmaker Heather Quinlan is in the late stages of developing a documentary on this team that won 108 games with brash and bravado and would go on to capture the World Series over the Boston Red Sox with a remarkable comeback spirit. For more on the...
Via Baseball Essential
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

July 27, 1985: The Most Ridiculous Game in MLB History?

On June 27, 1985, the Houston Astros and the New York Mets played a doubleheader at Shea Stadium in New York. The second game was a pretty straight-forward 7-3 Mets victory that saw Houston starter Charlie Kerfeld give up six runs in 3.1 innings to take the loss in his Major League debut. The first game, however, was anything but normal. In that game, the Astros made five errors...
Via Baseball Essential
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

John Rocker is Back in Cooperstown, Baby!

The internet world seemingly caught fire last year when pictures of John Rocker signing autographs and raffling off a night of drinking hit the Twitters. This year, everyone’s favorite bigot is back in Cooperstown and, thankfully…he’s got friends. You've reached bottom of the Cooperstown autograph barrel when it's Dykstra, Klesko, wrong Frank Thomas & Rockhead pic.twitter...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric Campbell: Soup’s Too Cold

David Wright has been diagnosed with spinal stenosis, which varies in its severity. While doctors are hoping it can be alleviated with rest in David’s case, it has also been known to be more severe, as it caused Lenny Dykstra to end his career at the age of 35. Whatever the case may be, oh Captain our Captain will be out for a while longer, leaving the Mets weighing their options...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Happy Mother’s Day: Mets Memories, Family, and Believing

A Message From Joe D. – One of the great things about MMO is all the great original content from the hundreds of Mets fans that have come and gone throughout the years. I love all the personal stories and the incredible passion and sentiment that goes into all those wonderful articles and Fan Shots. Every year on Mother’s Day, I like to look back and re-post an article that...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Mitch Williams and Lenny Dykstra get into expletive-filled verbal battle

At a recent event in Philadelphia, former teammates Lenny Dykstra and Mitch Williams continued their ill-will towards one another. Normally, Sports Roast Philadelphia is supposed to be a light-hearted event, but instead it turned into a very chippy, expletive-filled verbal war between the former teammates. If you remember, Dykstra hasn't...
Via Philliedelphia
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Those 2 idiots Dykstra & Mitch Williams had an f-bomb exchange at their roast last night

We wrote last month:So our buddy Joe Matarese is part of the crew roasting Mitch Williams and Lenny Dykstra in a few weeks. Fact that they don't like each other and once confronted each other at an autograph show? Moot point.Turns out the point wasn't moot...Not one but two slurring idiots.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
May 07, 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

When you think of ex-Yankee geezers griping, be thankful that we never had Lenny Dykstra and Mitch Williams

No matter what Tino thinks of A-Rod, it'll never be like this...
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

So, they're roasting Lenny Dykstra and Mitch Williams

So our buddy Joe Matarese is part of the crew roasting Mitch Williams and Lenny Dykstra in a few weeks. Fact that they don't like each other and once confronted each other at an autograph show? Moot point. The event is April 23 at the Electric Factory at 7:30 p.m. (6:30 for VIPs), and you can buy tickets here starting at $49. [Crossing Broad]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Special Feature: A Mets Phenom Turns 30

“There’s no single sport that has the hold on our dreams and fantasies the way baseball does. Sidd has become a symbol, like the cornfield in Iowa.” ~ Myra Gelband, Sports Illustrated It’s now been thirty years since Sports Illustrated pulled off one of the most elaborate and memorable pranks in sports. It was 30 years ago on this day, April Fools Day, that the esteemed...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Mike Francesa be the next coach of the New York Jets?

When the 86 Mets didn't springboard into a dynasty, GM Frank Cashen begain getting rid of its most popular parts -- Lenny Dykstra, Roger McDowell, Wally Backman, and Mookie Wilson. At the same time he was apparently looking to bring none other than Mike Francesa in as assistant General Manager. Few months back, Boomer Esiason thought out loud, "It's easy for Mike for instance when...
Via Bob's Blitz
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Leadoff Problem Persists For The Mets

The next Lenny Dykstra? Not quite… Question: What do Andres Torres, Collin Cowgill and Eric Young Jr. all have in common? Answer: Aside from all three having been released by the Mets, they each opened the season as the Mets official leadoff hitter in the last three years. It’s going on four years since Jose Reyes moved on, and the Mets still haven’t found someone to replace...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

One Play, Two First Basemen, and the Elusive Third Out

Even in hindsight the story is hard to fathom. The New York Mets came to bat in the bottom of the 10th inning, at home, trailing the Boston Red Sox 5-3 in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. They were three outs away from losing the Series. Hold on, this isn’t the story you’re thinking it is. Wally Backman led off the inning slicing a line drive into the glove of Dave Henderson...
Via Mets Merized Online
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

What About The Power Of Love?

First off, let me get this off my chest: Why was the start time for the Austin Mahone concert game 7:10 while the start time for the Huey Lewis concert game 4:10? What, because you think that Huey Lewis fans are so old that they need to get out early for bedtime? An early bird special? Screw you Mets, for exacerbating that stereotype. I’M NOT THAT OLD! Besides, those little ...
Via Metstradamus
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitch Williams is Suing Deadspin & the MLB Network for 'Defamation'

Mitch Williams is suing Deadspin and the MLB Network for defamation, breach of contract, and wrongful termination. No, not for that tape of him confronting Lenny Dykstra at an autograph signing. For that tape of him and Deadspin’s report on Williams’ alleged behavior at his kid’s Ripkin Baseball youth tournament. His lawyer stated:“There are people out there who love to bring...
Via Bob's Blitz
September 25, 2014  |  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

Warning: Dude who did 'Blind Side' doing Dykstra, 86 Mets

‘The Blind Side’ director John Lee Hancock has joined on with a Lenny Dykstra project, according to Variety. Hancock is re-teaming with “The Blind Side” & "The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear" producer Gil Netter to direct the yet untitled movie. Dykstra, a key part of the champion 1986 New York Mets, has led a checkered life since retiring from baseball in 1996. He...
Via Bob's Blitz
August 11, 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

Giving Up the Gold

Things don’t always go well for our sports heroes off of the field, court, or diamond. There have been many, many athletes who have found themselves in difficult financial situations after (or sometimes during) their sporting careers. When these players hit rock bottom, they may choose to solve their economic woes by cashing in on their former glory by selling the jewelry they...
Via Tireball.com
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Lenny Dykstra: Charlie Sheen is not as wild as he seems

Charlie Sheen developed a reputation for being one of the wildest and craziest celebrities of the 21st century, but Lenny Dykstra says the actor’s public image does not reflect reality. Nails was on 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia as a guest during the All-Star Thursday show and talked about Sheen at one point. Nails was […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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