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Lenny Dykstra Begs Judge:

PLEASE Let Me Go

to Gary Carter's Funeral

2/24/2012 5:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Disgraced MLB star Lenny Dykstra desperately wants to attend the Florida funeral of his former NY Mets teammate Gary Carter ... and has filed documents with the judge BEGGING him to travel even though he's currently under house arrest in L.A..

Carter -- who played with Dykstra on the infamous '86 Mets championship team -- passed away last week after battling brain cancer. His funeral is set for later today in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

Problem for Dykstra ... he's on house arrest for a whole bunch of alleged crimes, including bankruptcy fraud and embezzlement ... and needs a judge's permission if he wants to leave the state.

In the docs, Dykstra notes that he wants to stay until Sunday ... so he can attend an intimate gathering reserved for close friends and family on Saturday.

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8:52 AM PT -- Lenny got his wish. The judge signed off on the request.  Now, Lenny's just gotta figure out how he can afford the plane ticket.

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21 COMMENTS

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1.

DetroitRocks    

Carter wasnt his relative. I say dont let him go

936 days ago
2.

D. Potter    

How are the '86 Mets an "infamous" Championship team? Stick to celebrity gossip and leave the sports to ESPN you morons...

936 days ago
3.

stu    

w/ a connect flight booked for Mexico.

936 days ago
4.

Q    

Carter believed in God, Family, and was a fair player and good teammate. There is no connection with Dykstra other than their names were on the same roster once. Dont let this shylock, cad, theif and drug addict anywhere near that service or those who truly loved Gary Carter. Lenny is ill--still is, he feels nothing for no other living creature. Maybe medication, counseling and incarceration will at least, someday, help him remember to feed a pet or something, but as far as human beings go---he feels nothing. Its a scam Judge.

936 days ago
5.

Johnny Carcinoma    

Seriously? Lenny's a sociopath who lies as easily as he breathes. The two systems of justice continue unabated.

Shame.

936 days ago
6.

Cheryl A.    

If you are under house arrest you should be treated as if you are TRULY in prison. No special privileges should be granted. House arrest is crap.

936 days ago
7.

anony    

Let him go. In chains. But let him go.

936 days ago
8.

DetroitRocks    

@D. Potter While the team around the 1986 championship was strong, they also became infamous for off-the-field controversy. Both Strawberry and Gooden were youngsters who wound up burning out long before their time because of various substance abuse and personal problems. Hernandez's cocaine abuse was the subject of persistent rumors even before he joined the Mets, but he publicly acknowledged his addiction in 1985 and made a successful recovery. Lenny Dykstra's reputation was recently tainted by allegations of steroid use and gambling problems.[25] Instead of putting together a winning dynasty, the problems caused the Mets to soon fall apart

936 days ago
9.

Toilethead    

No, he's not close family.

936 days ago
10.

UPYOURS    

Since he is already in deep sh*t why not do what he does best lie, steal, and cheat for the plane tickets?

936 days ago
11.

RaffyBStatenIsland    

Let him go, as long as he doesn't drive himself. And that's no joke.

936 days ago
12.

Paul    

The "infamous" '86 Mets?!?

I loved that team. Just because there were four brawls that season (the first one started by our first-base coach(!)) is no reason to call them "infamous". They were ... colorful!

936 days ago
13.

gutsygirl    

A few weeks ago he was begging the judge to let him go see his kid play ball. Behaviors have consequences.

936 days ago
14.

ang belico    

Charlie Sheen

936 days ago
15.

James J.    

I have been a Mets fan all my life. I remember the 1986 team. If this was any other person, there wouldn't be a chance in hell. Think about it. If any regular person was under house arrest, would any judge consider letting them go to a funeral of somebody he worked with 25 years ago?

936 days ago
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