Bobby V: 'I would've been able to do the same thing'

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The Guru
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With the Boston Red Sox headed to the World Series, it was only a matter of time before former Sox manager, sandwich artist and ballroom buffoon Bobby Valentine would share his years of "wisdom" with anyone that would listen. Why? Because he's Bobby V. of course.

Valentine, who led the Red Sox to 93 losses and its worst finish in over 50 years last season, just doesn't know when to go away. Booby V. told The Boston Globe:

“I'd like to think that if I came back for my second year that, given the changes and improvements, I would've been able to do the same thing.

"I picked them to win the division, the ALDS, the ALCS and now the World Series. I'm rooting them on. The [12] guys left on that team that I managed were all good guys. I enjoyed all of them so why wouldn't I root for them?

"Those guys went through a lot of blood, sweat, and tears with me, and I with them, so I’m happy for them. I’m happy they could be part of a winning situation.”

366 days ago today the Boston Red Sox made what is arguably the key offseason move that led them to the World Series: They hired John Farrell as manager.

Farrell has led the team to verge of a championship and was named AL Manager of the Year today. Valentine just did the foxtrot.

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