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At .415, even Dykstra is a thing of beauty

Jan 16, 2020 - Tampa Bay Times

Cover boys usually are wrapped in pretty packages. Lenny Dykstra ain't pretty.

He's a 5-foot-7, 170-pound stub of a man who shaves rarely and combs his hacksaw hair even less frequently. He's always got a chaw of tobacco in his mouth, and often some juice dribbling onto his chin. A California surfer by birth, the 27-year-old Dykstra still likes to call everybody dude. He's a real-life, rough-cut cross between Pigpen and Bart Simpson.

"He reminds you of a cartoon character, like...