Lenny Dykstra

Nicknamed 'Nails' for his tough style of play, Lenny is a former Major League Baseball player for the 1986 World Champions, New York Mets and the 1993 National League Champions, Philadelphia Phillies. A three time All-Star as a ballplayer, Lenny now serves as president for several privately held businesses in Southern California. He is the founder of The Players Club; it has been his desire to give back to the sport that gave him early successes in life by teaching athletes how to invest and protect their incomes. He currently manages his own portfolio and writes an investment strategy column for TheStreet.com, and is featured regularly on CNBC and other cable news shows. Lenny was selected as OverTime Magazine's 2006-2007 "Entrepreneur of the Year."

Recent Articles By The Author

Dykstra: Dow Chemical Home Run

By averaging down, this is the biggest single win on my scorecard to date.

Dykstra: Doing Your Homework Pays Off

Try to get every possible advantage once you know the ground rules. A lot of those advantages come from doing your homework.

Dykstra: Focus on Value Stocks

To pick winning stocks, I use a lot of measures to judge whether shares are truly value-priced, such as price-to-earnings and price-to-cash flow.

Dykstra: Cash Flow Is Ka-Ching King

When picking stocks for my system, one of the key measures in evaluating a pick's cash flow.

Dykstra: Picking Talented Companies

To get a sense of what I see as a good company, let's look at a few of my recent picks, including some that haven't made it onto my scorecard -- yet.