Book: Dykstra admits steroid use
As it happened, Roger Clemens has testified before Congress that day after being fingered in the Mitchell Report as a user of performance-enhancing substances. Dykstra's name had also been included by Mitchell's investigators. As the reports aired on a continuous cable loop, Dykstra blurted out his confession.
"You know," Lenny said, finally breaking the ice. "I was like a pioneer for that stuff."
"Excuse me, Lenny?"
"The juice. I was like the very first to do that. Me and [Jose] Canseco."
He straightened up, as he prepared, somewhat proudly, to reveal his role in this dangerous, unseemly history.