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Friday, October 2, 2009
Dykstra's items bring more than $162K

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Lenny Dykstra's championship ring from the 1986 World Series has been auctioned off for more than $56,000.

Heritage Auctions in Dallas said Friday that a collector from Queens, N.Y., won with a bid of $56,762.50. Dykstra and the New York Mets wrapped up that title in Queens, at Shea Stadium.

There were 11 auction items related to Dykstra, and they sold for more than $162,000.

Dykstra filed for bankruptcy protection in July, saying he owed more than $31 million and had about $50,000 in assets.