Bobby Valentine Through The Years

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Texas Rangers manager (1985-92)

In 1985, Valentine was third base coach for the New York Mets when the Texas Rangers hired him 32 games into the season to be their manager. At 35, he was the youngest manager in the majors. After eight up-and-down seasons, Valentine was fired by managing partner George W. Bush halfway through the 1992 season.

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