N.Y. Reacts To Sox Hire
In Boston, fervent Sox fans — no, there are not any other kind — are crossing their fingers that new manager Bobby Valentine will fix the debacle the 2011 team became. But judging from the reaction down south a ways, there might be cause for concern: Yankees fans are just a little too happy.
- Some questioned Valentine's qualifications.
- Some saw immediate seeds of dissent.
- Many recalled the Mets' failure to beat the Yankees in 2000 when Valentine managed the NL team... and said that past performance guaranteed future results.
- A few tried for the lofty philosophical view, or at least objectivity, or at least humor. (Mostly members of the media.)
- Then there's the ever-popular golf clap:
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