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Bobby Valentine to Mets?

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Bobby Valentine to Mets?
Now that Willie Randolph has been mercifully relieved as manager of the New York Mets, what are the chances that Bobby Valentine could make a triumphant return to Flushing Meadows?

My fingers are crossed.
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Re: Bobby Valentine to Mets?
[ Author: skyhappysal | Posted: Jun 18, 2008 12:09 AM ]

I meant no disrespect to Japanese baseball. Everything I have read has led me to believe that Mr. Valentine loves managing there. I have a lot of respect for him as a manager and stategist, and as a Mets fan, I would like to see him return to the organization.

I didn't see a lot of possibility in him going to the Mariners, but he has a close relationship with the Mets and was quoted last month as saying he could see himself coaching the Mets again sometime in the future, although not under current circumstances.

Chiefly I am interested in the Chiba Lotte Marines' climate. Mr. Valentine has a close relationship with the owner? And if he desired he may be able to leave for a season or two? I have heard they discussed a lifetime contract even?
Re: Bobby Valentine to Mets?
[ Author: Guest: puddin head | Posted: Jun 22, 2008 6:32 PM ]

Bobby knows first hand what a total circus the Mets organization is. The Wilpons have not given a manager any real authority in Queens for the last two decades. They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.

Stay where you are, Bobby V.

Gambatte.
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