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Dan Shaughnessy

With Bobby Valentine, it won’t be boring

The new Red Sox manager is one of a kind He was hired by Lou Gorman. He was fired by George W. Bush. He was Bill Buckner’s roommate. He married the daughter of the man who threw the pitch that led to the most celebrated moment in baseball history.

Bobby Valentine has been everywhere and knows everyone.

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