Lenny Dykstra Visits The Howard Stern Show

When Howard Stern was growing up he said that Lenny Dykstra was one of his favorite baseball players, during his recent episode of his SiriusXM radio show.

That statement was later followed by the visit of Dykstra who made an appearance on the show to promote his new book, "House of Nails: A Memoir of Life on the Edge."

Dykstra was a World Series Champion with the Mets and a 3-time All Star with the Phillies.

He just released his book "House of Nails: A Memoir of Life on the Edge," which Stephen King calls, "tough, straight, upsetting and strangely beautiful."

Dykstra told Stern that he chose baseball over football because there was more money in it for him. They talked about his unique way of getting the umpires on his side and always having the edge over his opponents.

"Lenny said he was so out of control. He said he had to go to prison. He said he was in prison for 4 years total. He said he just got off of probation," according to MarksFriggin's rundown.

"Howard asked if that was tough being in prison. Lenny said he did wonder what the f**k happened.

He said he was in his own cell in protective custody. He said that if someone kills him then that person is a hero there."

Dyksta said that he had his teeth knocked out by the guards and was in the hospital for four or five days. He spoke about his early life, Darryl Strawberry's private parts and discussed Charlie Sheen's HIV as well.

It was a pretty raw and eye-opening conversation which can be streamed below. You can listen to/stream Lenny Dykstra clips from the Stern Show in the audio below.

Stream/Listen to Lenny Dykstra's Interview From the Stern Show

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