Reports circulated yesterday that the Trump transition team was considering former Mets, Rangers and Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine to be U.S. Ambassador to Japan. (Standard caveats about unsourced personnel leaks apply). Valentine has spent the bulk of his life in baseball, and his record as a baseball manager was hardly what you’d call diplomatic. Show More Summary
x Source: Former Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine being considered for United States Ambassador to Japan https://t.co/BIEGYrBMUg pic.twitter.com/A0N6lubNB1 — Rob Bradford (@bradfo) December 9, 2016 Billy Martin, the better choice, was...Show More Summary
Former Mets manager Bobby Valentine, who managed one of the greatest games in team history and also found success in Japanese baseball, is on the shortlist for Donald Trump's ambassador to Japan. [ more › ]
Youkilis and Valentine didn’t end the 2012 season on the best of terms after Valentine managed the Red Sox.
Could former MLB, Japan League manager be the next U.S. Ambassador to Japan?
Former Texas Rangers manager Bobby Valentine’s career has included three stints in Major League Baseball dugouts, work as an ESPN talking head, a low-level government job in Connecticut and his … Click to Continue »
A new bit of news from Trumplandia is far less surprising than it should be: The president-elect is considering former Mets manager Bobby Valentine for U.S. ambassador to Japan. According to a report from WEEI.com, Valentine has already...Show More Summary
Hold the phone on Bobby Valentine being tapped by President-Elect Donald Trump to be a foreign ambassador.
A former Major League ballplayer is on Donald Trump’s short list to be named U.S. ambassador to Japan. According to a report by WEEI-FM in Boston, Trump is considering appointing Bobby Valentine to the post. Valentine, 66, is currently Sacred...
While having no experience in politics, Valentine has known Trump and his family for more than three decades.
Here’s an intriguing report from WEEI: Five years ago, Bobby Valentine was just about a week into his career as Red Sox manager. (...)
Former baseball manager Bobby Valentine is on a short-list of candidates for the job of United States Ambassador to Japan, WEEI reports. “The 66-year-old, who currently serves as Sacred Heart University’s athletics director, has engaged in preliminary discussions with President-elect [...]
Now batting for United States Ambassador to Japan... Bobby Valentine?
Longtime Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca died Wednesday at the age of 90. Bobby Valentine, a former MLB manager and husband to Branca's daughter, Mary, announced the news on Twitter: "One of the greatest guys to ever throw a pitch or sing a song is [no] longer with us. Show More Summary
Kindness is contagious.
Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda recently got out of the hospital in time to attend Game 3 of the NLCS. He’s at Game 5 tonight, sitting next to Bobby Valentine, who was nice enough to assist him with a stray bit of food. Read more...
Bobby Valentine says he's sick and tired of all the people trying to guilt him into rooting for the Chicago Cubs... telling TMZ Sports he's bleeding DODGER BLUE and he's damn proud of it. The ex-MLB player and manager touched down at LAX on…
Ben Chadourne brings us Faces featuring all the cool kids in Paris: Kevin RODRIGUES, Paul GRUND, Valentin JUTANT, Greg CUADRADO, Manuel SCHENCK, Roman GONZALEZ, Luidgi GAYDU, Bobby WORREST, Hjalte HALBERG, Antoine GASTON, Sean PABLO, Vincent TOUZERY, and NASERE.
Right from the start, there were those who believed in Ichiro Suzuki. And there were those who didn't. Bobby Valentine was a believer. He managed against Ichiro in Japan, and in the fall of 2000, he told people Ichiro was one of the five best players in the world. Randy Johnson was not. Show More Summary
Maybe there’s something in the juice in the locker rooms, but professional athletes seem to love putting on disguises and adopting alter egos. Think about it: Bobby Valentine and his mustache, Kyrie Irving and Uncle Drew, Chris and Cliff Paul, Deion Sanders and Leon Sandcastle … the list goes on and on. We’ve seen legendary […]