Robert John Valentine, better known as Robert Valentine was born on May 13, 1950 in California. He is a former ML B player and team manager. Currently, he is working as a sports analyst for ESPN. He started playing when he was in high school and he was known as the best school athletes in the history of Connecticut. He continued playing in the University of Southern California and he became the star of baseball there. He is also a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. He first played with the Los Angeles Dodgers where he made a record of .249 hits. By the end of the season, he was traded to the California Angels together with Frank Robinson, Billy Grabarkewitz and Bill Singer. With the California Angels, he made another record of .302 hits but he had a injury at the start of the season. He suffered a multiple compound leg fracture that disabled him from completing the rest of the season. His leg did not heal properly which resulted to a slower speed for him. He still managed to play and he ended his career with the Seattle Mariners.
Right now, he is working as team manager and most experts agree that he is good at it. His first team to manage is the Texas Rangers and he led them to win in the American League West. He also managed the Chiba Lotte Marines which belong to the Japanese Pacific League. He also worked for the ESPN as an analyst on the year 2009 and he made his debut for the National League Championship Series and World Series.
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