Lenny Dykstra, the 55-year-old former star outfielder for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies, and present Linden resident, is as notorious for his bevy of off-field incidents and run-ins with the regulation as he’s for his on-field play.
He was arrested again on Wednesday, this time on costs he threatened to kill an Uber driver whereas in possession of cocaine and ecstasy, authorities mentioned.
But that was not even near the start of the authorized issues for Dykstra, a 1986 World Series champion, three-time All Star and 12-year MLB veteran.
His exploits embrace a drunk driving crash, indecent publicity costs, sexual assault allegations, a federal chapter case and grand theft auto case that landed him in jail for a number of months.
Dykstra started his profession as a prized prospect earlier than being referred to as as much as the massive leagues by the New York Mets in 1985. He was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies in 1989. It was shortly after that commerce that his authorized woes started.