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Don't Take Stock Tips From Lenny Dykstra

Former Phillie Lenny Dykstra has enjoyed a resurgence in his fame over the last few years thanks to his relationship with host of CNBC’s “Mad Money” and noted Philly sports fan Jim Cramer. “The Dude” would often be found making stock picks on Cramer’s site, TheStreet.com. However, as a new book alleges, Dykstra wasn’t just picking stocks because he thought they were good investments.

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The stock guru’s top pupil, baseball star Lenny Dykstra, was secretly paid to plug stocks on TheStreet.com and give access to Cramer, reveals Randall Lane in his new book, The Zeroes.

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I suppose the most shocking part of this story is that at least some people bet parts of their financial future on the say so of Lenny Dykstra.

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Oh, and Dykstra apparently also admitted to using steroids.