Bobby Valentine Firing Sparks Flux of Social Media Jokes at His Expense

If you haven’t been online Thursday, watched TV, left your house or talked to anyone, then it may come as a surprise that Bobby Valentine was fired. OK, maybe even then it might not come as a surprise.

Those who did go online didn’t seem to be too surprised about the news coming out of Boston. Check out what Red Sox fans, baseball fans and people around the world had to say about Valentine getting the axe.


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Social Media Cracks Jokes at Bobby Valentine's Disposal

Storified by Benjamin Klein � Thu, Oct 04 2012 17:44:13

I'm not completely sure Bobby Valentine would've been fired if he hadn't sold out several of his coaches on the radio the other day.Skip Bayless
2012 disaster was hardly all Bobby Valentine's fault. #RedSox used a franchise-record 56 players & had 27 different players on DL.Steve Berthiaume
Worst kept secret in baseball RT @RedSox: BREAKING: Bobby Valentine will not return as #RedSox Manager in 2013.Victor Rojas
Hey everyone. Un-Happy Valentines day. @espn #mlb #RedSoxFrank Caliendo
Hey Bobby Valentine, WE'LL SEE YA!! #finally #baseballprobzBaseball Problems
If getting fired is cool, consider me Bobby Valentine.Billy Madison
"Thank god he's gone, that idiot ruined the #RedSox"- Bobby Valentine's wife on his firingNOT SportsCenter
Today the Red Sox fired Bobby Valentine but quickly replaced him with a guy who looks like Bobby Valentine but has glasses and a mustache.Guy Endore-Kaiser
If you need anything demolished, Bobby Valentine is looking for work.Gabe Zaldivar
Red Sox fire Bobby Valentine. Totally didn't see that coming.Peter Steinfeld
Back to Japan for Bobby Valentine…..Eric Ball
Na-na naa naa, na-na naa naa, hey hey hey, goodbye! #valentine #redsoxIan Thompson
The amount of players who spoke support of Bobby V. speaks volumes about the past year. The amount you ask? ZERO. #RedSoxPatrick Finley
Never realized this: No. of times Bobby Valentine's teams finished 4th or worse: 8. No. of times they have finished first: 0.Joe Posnanski
Days like today make me miss my grandma – she would have loved seeing Bobby Valentine get fired – she couldn't stand him.Matthew Hand
Today, thousands of people across New England took their Mike Lowell home jerseys out of mothballs. #RedSox #GoodbyeBobbyVKevin
Thank God the Redsox got rid of Bobby V. I wouldn't even let him coach Pawtucket. #RedSoxBrent Ariemma
There should be a comic book on Bobby ValentineBrendan Jones
Most inspiring night of the redsox season is tonight. Goodbye bobby valentine you couldn't manage a little league team. #loser4lifeDavid Ryerse
well. at the end of the day. at least I'm not Bobby Valentine.A.E.T. Kron

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