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As we've mentioned before, we remain befuddled and terrified by's hiring of former Phillies/Reds/Mets human chaw as a financial columnist. But every time a new column is posted, we keep thinking they'll admit it's a joke. But so far, nyet.

This week's column continues the following sentence:

"In contradistinction to true sovereign ties, where reigns are inherited and virtually limitless, baseball royalty has to be earned each year.

That's right: Lenny Dykstra using the word "contradistinction." Not a ghost writer there at all, no ....


Dykstra: Winning Formula []
Lenny Dykstra, Your Financial Consultant [Deadspin]