This Day In History: 2000-11-29

November 29, 2011: The Boston Red Sox announce their replacement for Terry Francona: former Mets and Texas Rangers manager Bobby Valentine; Valentine, who had not managed in the major leagues in ten years “led” the Red Sox to 69 wins and a boatload of controversy in 2012, and he was replaced at the end of the season by John Farrell.

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