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2:38 PM, Oct 5, 2012 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
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In news that shocked absolutely nobody in the entire sports world, Bobby Valentine has been fired as manager of the Boston Red Sox.  Valentine “went 69-93 in his only year in Boston, the ballclub's worst in almost 50 years.”

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Valentine inherited  a team in disarray.  Players were eating fried chicken and drinking cold beer in the clubhouse during games and were visibly out of shape.  Still, Valentine could not find a way to lay the club's misfortunes off on the previous manager (wasn’t that George W. Bush, anyway?).  So he had to go.

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