May 29, 1972
June 03, 1974 | Ron Reid
Refusing to accept a chilling verdict on his career, California's Bobby Valentine is running on a grotesquely injured leg—and batting .300
May 25, 1981 | Larry Colton
Bottom of the fifth, nobody out. From the corner of my eye, I checked the runner on third, Steve Garvey, then stared in to get the catcher's sign. Fastball.
May 27, 1985 | Henry Hecht
When he fractured his leg after crashing into a fence in Anaheim 12 years ago, Bobby Valentine, who might have been a star, became a survivor. He immediately began preparing himself for a managing job. Most recently...
April 14, 1986 | Maisel
When Bobby Valentine wasn't performing the spring training duties of a major league manager—i.e., evaluating talent, sounding upbeat and squinting—he was scurrying about like a minor league skipper, repairing the...