Originally posted on NBC Connecticut  |  Last updated 11/30/11
With the Associated Press reporting that Bobby Valentine has agreed to terms on a contract with the Red Sox and a press conference planned for Thursday to offically announce him as the 45th Boston manager, it feels like a good time to refresh everyone's memories about the former Mets manager. He hasn't been out of the spotlight, thanks to his job on ESPN and the fact that his name seemed to come up every time a job opened up around the major leagues. A lot is being said about him though and some of it isn't quite true so it seemed like a good idea to go through some of those things before Bobby V is officially back on the job. FACT: He's different than Terry Francona. The Red Sox were obviously looking for a different type of presence in the dugout if they went with Valentine, a man who favors the spotlight much more than the ousted Sox manager did during his time with the team. He's going to do what he wants, even if it means clashes with the front office and that didn't happen und...
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