NEW YORK (WFAN) — Lenny Dykstra “desperately” wanted to be present at Friday night’s memorial for former Mets teammate Gary Carter.
The problem was he was under house arrest in California.
After asking a judge to let him attend, Dykstra was granted permission to cross state lines for the service at Christ Fellowship Church in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Dykstra “wants to stay until Sunday,” TMZ reported, to attend a get-together Saturday with Carter’s friends and family.
Former Mets Wally Backman, Sid Fernandez, Keith Hernandez, Howard Johnson, Roger McDowell, Rusty Staub, Darryl Strawberry, Tim Teufel and Mookie Wilson were in attendance Friday.
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