Boston Red Sox: Why Bobby Valentine Has a City's Worth of Pressure on Him

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Boston Red Sox: Why Bobby Valentine Has a City's Worth of Pressure on Him
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Playing in Boston is tough and not everyone can handle it. Some can rise to the challenge, like David Ortiz, and have the best years of their career with the Red Sox. For every player who relishes the pressure, however, there are two who crack. Carl Crawford was a perfect example of this last year.

But it's not just taking the field that is difficult. Managing the team is, too. Not everyone can cope with the constant media and fan attention and second-guessing. New manager Bobby Valentine takes over the club under a lot of pressure. Here are the biggest reasons why.

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