Cutter Dykstra is a professional American baseball player who has a history with the MLB having been part of teams such as the Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals. He is the offspring of Lenny Dykstra, a former MLB player.
Presently, Dykstra serves as the Senior Vice President at Therabody, a company specializing in wellness and fitness. To know more about Cutter's early life, educational background, career, etc, continue reading the article below.
Early Life and Educational Background
Cutter Dykstra was born on June 29, 1989, in Manhasset, NY. He is the son of Lenny Dykstra and Terri Dykstra. Lenny Dykstra, a renowned baseball player, notably played as a central midfielder for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies.
Cutter's love for sports became evident at a young age and received encouragement from his father to pursue a baseball career. He has two siblings, Luke Dykstra and Gavin Dykstra. While Cutter holds American nationality, his ethnicity remains undisclosed.
In terms of his education, Cutter Dykstra enrolled at Westlake High School in Westlake Village, California. Throughout his high school years, as anticipated, he actively participated in baseball and distinguished himself as one of the top performers on his school's team.
About Cutter's Father Lenny Dykstra
Leonard Kyle Dykstra(born February 10, 1963) is an American former professional baseball center fielder who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Mets (1985–1989) and Philadelphia Phillies (1989–1996). Dykstra was a three-time All-Star and won a World Series championship as a member of the 1986 Mets.
Since retirement, Dykstra has been embroiled in financial and legal troubles. In 2009, he filed for bankruptcy. In 2011, he was arrested and charged with bankruptcy fraud, followed by grand theft auto and drug possession charges on an unrelated case, as well as indecent exposure. He served six and half months in federal prison.
The Married Life Of Former Baseball Player
Cutter is happily married to his longtime girlfriend and now wife, Jamie-Lynn Sigler. The couple have two children together. Notably, Jamie-Lynn was previously married to A.J. Discala, and their divorce was finalized in 2006.
Cutter and Jamie-Lynn crossed paths in 2012, six years after her divorce, and quickly fell in love. They got engaged on January 28, 2013, and shortly after announced they were expecting a baby in February 2013. Their first son, Beau Kyle Dykstra, was born on August 28, 2013.
After a three-year engagement, Cutter and Jamie-Lynn tied the knot in January 2016 in Palm Springs, California. Two years later, in January 2018, the couple welcomed another child, Jack Adam Dykstra into their family. Presently, Cutter enjoys a joyful family life and is dedicated to spending quality time with his loved ones.
Career As A Professional Baseball Player
Dykstra had an early opportunity to make his debut in MLB but has primarily played for Minor League Teams, including Potomac Nationals and Hagerstown Suns. Despite being released by the National Class AAA team on June 14, 2016, Cutter, though a talented player, has not yet made his debut in Major League Baseball.
Up to this point, Cutter has exclusively played in the Minor League, boasting a career average of .185. While this figure falls short of a Major League debut, Dykstra has garnered recognition for his exceptional performances in the Minor League. In 2012, he received an All-Star organization award while playing for the Washington Nationals in the N.L. league.
Additionally, the N.L. League honored Cutter with the All-Star award in 2013 during his time with the Washington Nationals. In 2014, playing for the Harrisburg Senators in the EAS League, he secured the Mid-Season All-Star award, showcasing his consistent excellence in the Minor League.
Dykstra's Net Worth
Cutter Dykstra has accumulated a net worth exceeding $1.5 million from his baseball career. While his father's net worth stands at $58 million as of now.
However, it's worth noting that Lenny Dykstra filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in July 2009, revealing assets of less than $50,000 compared to liabilities ranging from $10 million to $50 million.
Social Media Presence
Cutter Dykstra maintains an online presence through social media, with a Twitter following of 3.5k. However, he is currently inactive on Instagram and Facebook.
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by Joseph, 06 Jan, 2024