It's bad enough current Mets are being taken off the street due to injuries. Now Met fans have to endure the indignity of revered Met heroes being rounded up due to stupidity.
First Jerry Koosman got six months for tax evasion. Now Lenny Dykstra
gets accused of stealing a $40K stove out of his old house.
I thought hot stove talk started after the season...
Ex-Mets star Lenny Dykstra, after declaring bankruptcy, swiped and sold property from his $18 million California mansion to cover his living expenses, one of his creditors charged.
46-year-old ex-center fielder was "in the process of stripping
furnishings, fixtures and equipment" from the sprawling home, according
to court papers filed by Index Investors LLC.
The company is trying to foreclose on the Thousand Oaks, Calif., mansion previously owned by hockey Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky.
legal papers alleged that Dykstra was selling the property - including
a $40,000 imported La Cornue stove - "doubtlessly to fuel his lifestyle
at the expense of creditors."
Dykstra faces a plethora of creditors, from a California Web design company to a New JerseyLas Vegas printing company. private airplane business to a
Neither Dykstra nor his attorney returned e-mail messages Friday morning.
his July 8 bankruptcy filing, Dykstra acknowledged debts of up to $50
million. The one-time hero of the 1986 World Series champion Mets faces
lawsuits from 20 creditors, including his brother.