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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...

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...

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...

I Was Racially Profiled in My Own Driveway

The AtlanticApril 14, 2014by Doug GlanvilleA retired Major League Baseball player explains how he's trying to turn an upsetting encounter with the police into an opportunity for dialogue.It was an otherwise ordinary snow day in Hartford, Connecticut...

Opening Day 2014

March 30, 2014 Welcome!  There are lots of exciting things happening at DougGlanville.com.Please check my schedule for a list of my upcoming ESPN game analysis appearances and ESPN Baseball Tonight appearances.Check out my blog, The Daddy Games...

The Baseball Tree

December 24, 2013by Doug GlanvilleChristmas is upon us.  ‘Tis the season for families to worry about their travel plans over the coming days, and for many baseball players to contemplate their next “permanent” destination.  Pitcher and...

Middle of outfield center of attention this offseason

MLB.comJanuary 24, 2013by Andrew SimonBen Revere and Denard Span often shared an outfield in 2012, but the two ex-Twins saw their relationship shift drastically within days this offseason.When Minnesota traded Span to the Nationals on Nov. 29 and...

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