not sure if anyone saw this new york times article:
Heres a few excerpts:
“We would rather fight with Bobby, who says we’re the world’s best fans,” one sign read, “than with a front office who calls us worthless.”
“Bobby stands behind us. We stand behind Bobby,” 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.
“I got chills,” said Hiram Bocachica, a former major leaguer now with the Lions. “You don’t expect that for a manager.”
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