1. On November 2, 2021, Bobby Valentine lost the election to become mayor of his hometown of Stamford, Connecticut to Caroline Simmons, the first female elected mayor in Stamford.
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6. Back with the Spokane Indians for 1970, Bobby Valentine was again his league's MVP after batting.
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11. On June 15, 1977, after playing 44 games with the Padres, he was part of the New York Mets infamous "Midnight Massacre", when the Mets traded Dave Kingman to San Diego for minor league pitcher Paul Siebert and Bobby Valentine, sent Tom Seaver to the Cincinnati Reds for Pat Zachry, Doug Flynn, Steve Henderson, and Dan Norman, and Mike Phillips to the St Louis Cardinals for Joel Youngblood.
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12. In 1989, while still managing the Rangers, Bobby Valentine worked as an on-the-field analyst for NBC's 1989 ALCS coverage alongside Bob Costas and Tony Kubek.
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13. In 1995, Bobby Valentine began his first stint as manager of the Chiba Lotte Marines in the Japanese Pacific League.
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14. On July 14, 2001, Bobby Valentine won his 1,000th game as manager, doing so against the Boston Red Sox in his 1,958th game as manager.
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16. Bobby Valentine aided in bringing innovative promotions to Japan, which doubled Marine attendance during his tenure.
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18. Bobby Valentine accepted a position as a baseball analyst for ESPN.
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19. Bobby Valentine continued working with ESPN for the 2010 MLB season.
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21. On November 21, 2011, Bobby Valentine met with the Boston Red Sox for a formal interview for the open manager's position, and on November 29, it was reported that he would be the new Red Sox manager and the successor to Terry Francona.
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26. Bobby Valentine is currently in a relationship with a Japanese woman named Junko Ogino who he met in 1995 and became romantically involved with in 2007 while still married to Mary Branca.
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