Lenny Dykstra might have an alternate plan for the Mets Outdated-Timers’ Day ought to he not get an invitation.
The Post’s Mike Puma and Joel Sherman reported Tuesday that Dykstra, one of many heroes of the Mets’ 1986 World Sequence staff, is probably not included among the many gamers requested to return of the franchise’s first Outdated-Timers’ Day since 1994 on Aug. 27 at Citi Subject. Greater than 40 former Mets are anticipated to attend.
A membership supply had advised The Put up that the Mets might withhold an invitation to the 58-year-old Dykstra due to “numerous points.” The previous middle fielder has handled quite a few points since retiring — together with monetary troubles, run-ins with the legislation and a really public feud with former teammate and present SNY analyst Ron Darling, who is predicted to be on the Outdated-Timers’ Day. Dykstra has additionally been accused of creating disparaging remarks, about ladies, blacks, and homosexuals.
Dykstra responded to The Post’s story on Twitter through a reply that included a GIF of a smug and strutting “Hollywood” Hulk Hogan from his NWO days and the caption: “@Lenny Dykstra You need to present up with Wally Backman like ….” Dykstra then supplied the thought of a unique kind of get along with, him, Backman and fellow ’86 teammates Doc Gooden, Darryl Strawberry and Kevin Mitchell
“May you think about if me, Wally, Doc, Straw and Mitch all simply mentioned ‘f–ok that’ and as an alternative partied within the car parking zone with followers?”
Dykstra, who was drafted by the Mets within the thirteenth spherical in 1981, spent five-plus seasons in Queens from 1985-89 earlier than ending his profession with the Phillies. He slashed .289/.350/.413 with the Mets and hit crucial dwelling runs in the course of the Mets’ run to the 1986 World Sequence title.
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