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Doug Glanville: “Baseball Has Been Kind of an Exercise in Anthropology”

Universo BéisbolSeptember 5, 2017by Reynaldo Cruz In 1999, Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Doug Glanville had a career year, hitting .325 with 204 hits, 11 homeruns and 34 stolen bases in 36 tries. A major league career that spanned from 1996...

The Dream Chasers of Pro Baseball

The New YorkerBy Doug GlanvilleApril 2, 2017  Professional baseball, in theory, follows a linear narrative: Single-A comes before Double-A, Double-A before Triple-A, and Triple-A before the major leagues. In fact, though, only a minuscule...

Let Puerto Rico Celebrate

El Nuevo DiaBy Doug GlanvilleMarch 25, 2017 I had the good fortune of spending two winter baseball seasons playing for the Mayaguez Indios. The numbers worked out well for me. I won an MVP award, I made two all-star teams, I was part of a...

Former MLB Player Says He Was Denied Ride By Taxi Driver At LAX

CBS2 / KCAL9 TV Los AngelesOctober 26, 2016By Tom Wait   LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CBSLA.com) — A former Major League Baseball player who now works as an analyst for ESPN said he recently became the victim of racial...

Still Standing

U.S. News & World ReportBy Doug GlanvilleSeptember 2, 2016 Colin Kaepernick made me think about all the reasons I salute the flag in a still imperfect America.When I first heard about Colin Kaepernick and his protest, I immediately thought...

Facing Baseball’s Unwritten Rules

The AtlanticMay 18, 2016by Doug Glanville After a play turned into a punch, it’s time for the game to think seriously about the best way to police itself. It was the punch that reverberated throughout the baseball world, adding another...

Remembering Wally Yonamine

The AtlanticFebruary 28, 2016by Doug GlanvilleThe Japanese American athlete, who died five years ago, played a significant role in restoring trust between the two countries after World War II.In the summer of 2000, at an airport in Honolulu, Kaname...

Doug Glanville on getting shunned by a taxi driver at LAX

89.3 KPCC Los AngelesOctober 28, 2015by Take Two ESPN commentator Doug Glanville recently arrived at LAX and was refused service by a taxi driver, despite city law that requires drivers to pick up all passengers. Here in Los Angeles, many...

Lessons learned: A 2003 Cub reflects on the 2015 team

Chicago TribuneOctober 24, 2015by Doug GlanvilleFormer Cub Doug Glanville recalls his time the the 2003 Cubs and gives thoughts on the 2015 version of the franchise.I was traded by the Rangers to the Cubs at the deadline in 2003. Rangers general...

Why I Still Get Shunned by Taxi Drivers

The AtlanticOctober 24, 2015by Doug Glanville In most big cities, cabbies aren’t allowed to turn away passengers because of their race or destination—but it still happens all the time. At close to midnight, I had just gotten off of the...

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