Japan's Chiba Lotte Marines' manager Bobby Valentine (top) of the U.S. is tossed into the air by his teammates after winning the final of the baseball Asia Series 2005 at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, November 13, 2005. Marines beat Lions 5-3. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Red Sox fire Valentine
The Boston Red Sox fired manager Bobby Valentine on Oct. 4 after one season in which he failed to bring order to a clubhouse that disintegrated during the 2012 pennant race.