Red Sox pick new manager

Two months after a record collapse kept them out of the playoffs, the Red Sox picked Bobby Valentine to be their next manager.

1990: TEXAS RANGERS MANAGER BOBBY VALENTINE DURING A RANGERS VERSUS OAKLAND ATHLETICS GAME AT THE OAKLAND COLISEUM IN OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA.
Bobby Valentine
1990: TEXAS RANGERS MANAGER BOBBY VALENTINE DURING A RANGERS VERSUS OAKLAND ATHLETICS GAME AT THE OAKLAND COLISEUM IN OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA.
New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine crosses his fingers as he makes his way to the dugout after opening day ceremonies April 3 at New York's Shea Stadium. The Mets got off to a good start, beating the San Diego Padres 2-1.
Bobby Valentine
New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine crosses his fingers as he makes his way to the dugout after opening day ceremonies April 3 at New York's Shea Stadium. The Mets got off to a good start, beating the San Diego Padres 2-1.
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
Bobby Valentine
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
Chiba Lotte Marines manager Bobby Valentine is surrounded by Japanese children before a friendly baseball game between U.S. embassy employees and Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party's freshmen at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo March 15, 2006. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao
Bobby Valentine
Chiba Lotte Marines manager Bobby Valentine is surrounded by Japanese children before a friendly baseball game between U.S. embassy employees and Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party's freshmen at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo March 15, 2006. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao
ANAHEIM, CA - July 12: (L to R) ESPN's Bobby Valentine, Joe Morgan and Chris Berman broadcasting during the 2010 State Farm Home Run Derby at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 12, 2010 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/Getty Images)
Bobby Valentine
ANAHEIM, CA - July 12: (L to R) ESPN's Bobby Valentine, Joe Morgan and Chris Berman broadcasting during the 2010 State Farm Home Run Derby at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 12, 2010 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/Getty Images)

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