Posts Tagged "Lenny Dykstra"

Lenny Dykstra: The rise and fall of ‘Nails’ 

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You Think Your Job Sucks? Try Working for Lenny Dykstra

It was every New York sports journalist’s dream come true: working for a Mets legend on his glossy new magazine, leaving behind the daily newspaper grind for the world of private jets, high finance, and $18 million estates. But as Kevin Coughlin found out, when your boss is Lenny Dykstra, you’d better be ready to get beaned (via

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Lenny Dykstra (4) celebrates with teammates Rick Aguilera, Bob Ojeda and Dwight Gooden after defeating the Red Sox in Game 7 of the 1986 World Series. The Mets are off to a perfect 4-0 start. Is another World Series in their future? (Ronald C. Modra /SI)

GALLERY: Remembering the 1986 World Series
CORCORAN: Five thoughts on a wild opening weekend

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Mets centerfielder Lenny Dykstra celebrates after hitting the game-winning home run in Game 3 of the 1986 ALCS against the Astros. The Mets would win the series in six games before beating Boston in the World Series. Dykstra turns 49 today. (Manny/Millan/SI) 

SI VAULT: NLCS featured memorable performances by Mets and Astros (10.20.86)
GALLERY: Remembering the 1986 World Series | Iconic Photos of the NY Mets

“He uncoiled like Dave Parker, exhorted like Carlton Fisk, was mobbed like Bobby Thomson.” — Mark Kreidler, Denver Post

This date in ‘86: Len Dykstra’s HR - ESPN New York