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Boston Red Sox Introduce Bobby Valentine

BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 01: (L-R) President and CEO of the Red Sox Larry Lucchino, Executive Vice President and General manager Ben Cherington, Bobby Valentine and Principal Owner John Henry attend a press conference announcing Valentine as the new manager of the Boston Red Sox during a press conference at Fenway Park on December 1, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Red Sox bring out new manager Bobby Valentine

Bobby Valentine took over as manager of the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, promising to be hardworking, open-minded and even humble as he tries to help the franchise return to the playoffs and forget the disappointment of this season's unprecedented September collapse.