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Bobby Valentine has a new television gig in New York

Mar 19, 2013, 1:50 PM EDT

Bobby Valentine is the athletic director at Sacred Heart University, but apparently that doesn’t preclude him from taking a new part-time television gig:

SNY is the network that broadcasts Mets game in New York. He’s also doing commercials and radio shows, so Valentine will be very busy the year after doing “a hell of a job in Boston.”

  1. randygnyc - Mar 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM

    Have they poll tested Mets fans? I find it hard to believe Mets fans really want to hear from him. I could be wrong, although it would be unprecedented.

    • bigharold - Mar 19, 2013 at 6:14 PM

      Unprecedented that Met fans weren’t polled or whether they want to hear from Valentine?

  2. deathmonkey41 - Mar 19, 2013 at 2:22 PM

    I hope he uses his time on air to call out Red Sox players by name and rake them across the coals. If we have to listen to this clown, at least make it interesting.

    • 18thstreet - Mar 19, 2013 at 2:33 PM

      Wins by year, Boston Red Sox
      2008, 95
      2009, 95
      2010, 89
      2011, 90
      2012, 69

      Yeah, he should really call out those players. They were terrible. /s

      • deathmonkey41 - Mar 20, 2013 at 10:25 AM

        I didn’t say he had a right to do so- just that it would be more entertaining than the drivel he usually spews.

  3. 18thstreet - Mar 19, 2013 at 2:36 PM

    We all heard him on ESPN. He’s an idiot. He was then an abject failure as a manager.

    F. Scott Fitzgerald is a moron. There are a million second acts in American lives. You can fail again and again and again and someone will give you a microphone based on your vast experience as a proven failure.

  4. paperlions - Mar 19, 2013 at 2:36 PM

    Will he also work in the Amway store before games?

    • bigharold - Mar 19, 2013 at 6:15 PM

      No he’ll be busy expending his wrap empire.

  5. kjericho43 - Mar 19, 2013 at 2:43 PM

    This dude needs to disappear. He’s not interesting. He’s not controversial. He’s just an asswipe.

  6. thebadguyswon - Mar 19, 2013 at 2:46 PM

    Good. Sny is where he belongs.

    • nothanksimdriving123 - Mar 19, 2013 at 6:18 PM

      My cable outfit provides SNY, but when something actually interesting is on, such as a game, the screen goes dark. Thank you very little.

      • thebadguyswon - Mar 19, 2013 at 7:02 PM

        SNY has the games and nothing else. But their game coverage is good. The rest of their programming is garbage.

  7. thebadguyswon - Mar 19, 2013 at 2:47 PM

    Yes, Randy, believe it or not, many Mets fans like BV. He did a fine job as Mets manager and turned the team around in the mid 90s.

  8. fissels - Mar 19, 2013 at 3:04 PM

    Pompous, arrogant are the words that come to mind. Now the players. fans, and managers can threaten to punch him out. instead of the other way around.

  9. chacochicken - Mar 19, 2013 at 5:24 PM

    At least his CBS fantasy sports commercial is pretty funny.

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