Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Red Sox Manager Crashes On Bike Because He Was Reading Text

Bobby Valentine, the unpopular Red Sox manager who ticked off his own players, crashed while bicycling in New York City because he was reading a text!

From the New York Times:

On the wet, slippery path, Valentine was reading a text on his phone from Dustin Pedroia, the Red Sox second baseman, and riding his bicycle. When he looked up, he had to swerve to avoid the umbrellas of two French tourists walking in front of him. The bike skidded, and he lost his balance and went careening head over pedals down the side of the hill by the road.

“I shouldn’t have been reading a text while I was riding, ” he said. “That’s the wrong thing to do. But at least I was wearing my helmet.”

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