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Lenny Dykstra gets 90 days for forcing massages — once at knifepoint

Lenny Dykstra being cuffed in March after he pled no contest to grand theft auto.
Lenny Dykstra being cuffed in March after he pled no contest to grand theft auto. Pool

Lenny Dykstra, the former All-Star outfielder who has become no stranger to criminal behavior, plead no contest Wednesday to lewd conduct and assault.

Dykstra, 48, in essence plead guilty to using Craigslist to lure women to his home between 2009-2011 under the guise that he had work for them as his personal assistant or housekeeper. Once they arrived at his home, the Los Angeles city attorney said, "he would allegedly inform the women that the job also required them to give a massage and would expose himself to them. During one incident in July 2010, Defendant Dyskstra held a knife and forced the victim to massage his body."

The World Series champ from Garden Grove was sentenced to 90 days in jail and three years of probation.

In March "Nails" was sentenced to three years in a California state prison after pleading no contest to grand theft auto and providing a false financial statement.

In that case, Dykstra would lease high-end vehicles by providing fraudulent information to the auto dealers and claiming credit through a phony business. The disgraced star initially plead not guilty in the March case to 25 counts after police found a triple play of drugs -- cocaine, Ecstasy and synthetic human growth hormone -- in his home last April. He agreed to plead no contest after prosecutors agreed to drop 21 counts.

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