MLB: Where are they now? Lenny Dykstra

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  1. Jonecy

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    Lenny always struck me as a guy would might have done time if not for being a pro athlete. He was a hard guy not to like though, if I remember right he slid headfirst into first base on his first ever hit as a major leaguer.
     
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    He started an investment company that bankrupted a lot of people..including himself that led to this I think. Just add him to the list of former met players who have failed in society.
     
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    I guess I never remember him as a bad person growing up, but I did like the way he played. It's a shame to see how some of these guys turn out after they're done playing the game.
     
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    His investment company was huge at one time, one of the most profitable and respected companies around -- until the downturn. Then everything went south, just like it did for a lot of people in that profession. But he was worth several hundred million at one point, all of it on paper, unfortunately.
     
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    Yep, that's why games aren't played on paper (couldn't resist).
     

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