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Red Sox & Bobby Valentine Cartoons by Larry Johnson

Updated on October 5, 2012

BYE BYE BOOBY VEE

Valentine's Done. Stick a fork in him.

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Larry Johnson - Artist, Cartoonist, Preacher & Radio Host

Here's a collection of cartoons from the 2012 baseball season by cartoonist Larry Johnson, formerly of the Boston Globe and now a weekend host on the WEEI Radio Network as well as cartoonist for WEEI.com

For many years Larry has co hosted a weekend classic on the 'EEI network'; the Mustard and Johnson Show.

Larry was an editorial cartoonist for the Boston Globe as well as the National Sports Daily and ESPN.com.

Larry is a fine art painter who has sold works to several celebrities including Oprah. He is the illustrator of over one dozen children's books. You can see some of his ideas and work at Larryjohnsonart.com as well as at WEEI.com

As a youth minister, he's passionate about his faith and is nicknamed the "Preacher". On the weekends when he teams up with Craig Mustard, a Boston area high school educator, the announcer often introduces the pair as "The Preacher and the Teacher".

A collection of Larry Johnson's work is featured in the new book "Out of My Mind". With a foreward by Frank Deford, it has contributions from many national writers.

On the radio, Larry and Craig provide interesting patter without the screaming and ranting common to many sports talkers.

You can listen to the streaming of the show by going to WEEI.com




Keep Looking Up Josh!! You'll see it.

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Sox owner John Henry talking to Val's chair

We know where Val really wants to be

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      Bill Russo 

      6 years ago from Cape Cod

      Thanks so much EBlank90 for your comment. Sports today does generate so much media coverage that even non fans are bombarded with the latest happenings. As business goes, sports teams are not in the same league as automakers or oil companies, yet the players and owners get more intense media coverage than any company. Even Apple of Facebook does not get as much space in the paper, or time on radio and TV as the sports teams.

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      Bill Russo 

      6 years ago from Cape Cod

      Hi Cogerson. Thanks for the comment. Joe Torre would be great. He was a nine time all star as a player and did even better as a Manager. But at 72, Joe aspires to a higher goal. He formed a group to try and purchase the Dodgers. If successful, I think that Joe would have run the ballclub as an owner/GM. When his bid to win the team failed, Joe went back to his job as Exec VP of Operations for MLB. BUT, How about Tony LaRussa. He managed the White Sox, the Athletics, and the Cardinals. He won the World Series with the As and the Cards and even guided the White Sox to the post season. Alas, Tony when contaced by reporters for WEEI sports, said flatly that he has no interest in managing the Red Sox. Too bad.

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      EBlank90 

      6 years ago from MIchigan

      I'm not a sports fan, but I enjoyed reading the hub and the cartoons.

      It never hurts to keep informed about what's going on in other peoples lives.

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      UltimateMovieRankings 

      6 years ago from Virginia

      Great cartoons......poor Bobby V.....it was not this hard on him last year when he worked for ESPN......lol. But I am sure he will be dusting off those fancy suits when he returns to ESPN after the season ends and he does not have a job. Boston Red Sox manager in 2013?.....how about Joe Torre......that would sell some newspapers in New York and Boston....voted up, interesting and funny.

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