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Lenny Dykstra’s Debut

  • 1985
  • Debuts & Firsts
  • Spellings & Pronunciations

Lenny Dykstra makes his debut & gets his first hit

Mets 9, Reds 4 in Cincinnati

May 3, 1985: Lenny Dykstra made his MLB debut and got his first career hit a 2-run home run against the Reds at Riverfront Stadium. He started in CF and went 2-5, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI, SB

1st AB T1 strikeout off Mario Soto

1st hit T3 2-run home run off Mario Soto

He ended his career with 1,298 hits, 81 home runs, and 404 RBIs.