The former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies outfielder does whatever it takes to get the job done.  If that means searching through a dumpster for a set of specially made dentures he mistakenly left in a napkin at a Jersey Mike’s sub shop, then he’s game. 

After finishing his sub and leaving the restaurant, he went back to find the staff had thrown the napkins and Dykstra’s dentures – which he told were valued at $80,000 – in the trash. 

“The bread is so hard on those subs,” Dykstra told NJ Advance Media on Tuesday. “I took my teeth out and put them in a napkin, folded it up and forget them there.”

“When I went back, the workers said they threw all the napkins in the garbage,” Dykstra said. “I told them there was no f—- way I was leaving without my f—- teeth.”

The dentures are specially made with bone marrow and valued at $80,000, he said.

Dykstra said he found his teeth early Sunday, Father’s Day.

“I was there for nine hours. I thought the cops were going to arrest me for trespassing,” Dykstra said. “I wasn’t leaving my teeth there in the dumpster. No way was I leaving them.”

Dykstra played 12 seasons in the majors, winning a World Series with the Mets in 1986 and earning three All-Star berths after being traded to the Phillies. There’s only one thing scarier than Lenny Dykstra, and that’s Lenny without teeth.  

Nice work Nails! 

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