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Dykstra bailed out by Charlie Sheen

Posted on: April 26, 2011 12:40 pm
Edited on: April 26, 2011 3:49 pm
 
By Matt Snyder

Of course he was.

I'm a firm believer in the adage that you are the people with whom you associate, so it's no shock that Lenny Dykstra and Charlie Sheen are buddies.

After Dykstra was held on $150,000 bail for almost a week on bankruptcy fraud charges, Sheen fronted $22,500 to bail him out, according to TMZ.com .

Dykstra, 48, was jailed on April 14 for unrelated charges of theft, when it was discovered he was embezzling from his bankruptcy estate, which is a federal offense. Upon filing for bankruptcy in 2009, Dykstra said he owed over $31 million but only had about $50,000 in assets. After filing, Dykstra allegedly stole or destroyed $400,000 worth of property from the estate -- which was supposed to be used to pay off creditors.

Dykstra played 12 seasons in the majors, split between the Phillies and Mets. He was a three-time All-Star and finished second in MVP voting in 1993 -- he hit .305 with a .420 on-base percentage and scored 143 runs. He was 30, but unfortunately that was his last fully healthy season, as he only played a combined 186 games over the next three years before retiring. He was initially a very successful businessman upon retirement, but things changed significantly for him between 2006 and 2009.

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Comments

Since: May 16, 2009
Posted on: April 26, 2011 2:13 pm
 

Dykstra bailed out by Charlie Sheen

Amazing what drugs will do for someone.  You know when you are stealing from your own bankruptcy estate and getting bailed out of jail by Charlie Sheen, that you might just need to change some things.  Unreal.  Nails on the bails from jails



Since: Jan 29, 2007
Posted on: April 26, 2011 2:07 pm
 

Dykstra bailed out by Charlie Sheen

 Candidate for the funniest headline of the year!!!



Since: Jul 31, 2009
Posted on: April 26, 2011 1:52 pm
 

Dykstra bailed out by Charlie Sheen

What a bizarre story!  Lenny Dykstra and Charlie Sheen?  What's next?  They each walked hand in hand into a flying saucer?



Since: Mar 28, 2008
Posted on: April 26, 2011 1:42 pm
 

Dykstra bailed out by Charlie Sheen

Looks like another reality show in the making!all they need is Lohan  and  theY could call it2 & a 1/2  WASTES 



Since: Mar 7, 2008
Posted on: April 26, 2011 1:38 pm
 

Dykstra bailed out by Charlie Sheen

Just like Tressel and Ohio St., there will be more to this story than we already know....



Since: May 24, 2007
Posted on: April 26, 2011 1:35 pm
 

Dykstra bailed out by Charlie Sheen

How's Charlie a crook?  He just a idiot...



Since: Jul 24, 2007
Posted on: April 26, 2011 1:34 pm
 

Dykstra bailed out by Charlie Sheen

How do you owe $31 Million?? What could you spend that kind of money on? Really? Charlie Sheen to the rescue. Go figure.



Since: Dec 19, 2007
Posted on: April 26, 2011 1:27 pm
 

Dykstra bailed out by Charlie Sheen

this story gets better and better.....



Since: Feb 4, 2011
Posted on: April 26, 2011 1:22 pm
 

Dykstra bailed out by Charlie Sheen

He's no Darren Daulton



Since: Mar 10, 2007
Posted on: April 26, 2011 1:17 pm
 

Dykstra bailed out by Charlie Sheen

Crooks look out for each other.


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