not sure if anyone saw this new york times article:
Heres a few excerpts:
â€œWe would rather fight with Bobby, who says weâ€™re the worldâ€™s best fans,â€ one sign read, â€œthan with a front office who calls us worthless.â€
â€œBobby stands behind us. We stand behind Bobby,â€ read another.
It was the third consecutive game in which the fans had staged this unusual protest, all part of a campaign to force the Chiba Lotte Marines to reverse course and keep Bobby Valentine, a baseball lifer from the United States, as their manager beyond the current season.”
“Valentine said the protest left him in tears. He was not the only one affected.
â€œI got chills,â€ said Hiram Bocachica, a former major leaguer now with the Lions. â€œYou donâ€™t expect that for aÂ Â Â Â manager.â€
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