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Sportscaster feels love for the game at the Box

THE WALL STREET JOURNALJune 26, 2012By Doug GlanvilleEditor’s note: This is a first-person account of ESPN baseball analyst Doug Glanville’s experience at the Baton Rouge Super Regional.I grew up in Teaneck, N.J., a town on the forefront of...

Junior Seau and Life After Sports

THE DAILY BEAST May 5, 2012 By Doug Glanville For sports stars like Junior Seau, the transition to retirement isn’t always easy. Former baseball big-leaguer Doug Glanville on why leaving the stadium for good shouldn’t be a prison sentence...

New Age Political Player

May 12, 2010 The New York Times By Doug Glanville As we all know, in the arid world of Arizona, political temperatures have been rising about a new law that makes it a crime to be without immigration papers, and relies heavily on “...

When It Was More Than a Game

THE WALL STREET JOURNALAugust 6, 2011By Doug GlanvilleJackie Robinson had to be a saint—Jimmy Rollins can just play ball Curt Flood had it tough.After being traded away from the St. Louis Cardinals—a team he did not want to leave—in late 1969, the...

Think it’s easy to turn off your mind when you’re playing baseball? Think again, says a former Major Leaguer (and Penn Quaker standout).

THE GAZETTEJune 30, 2010Doug GlanvilleWhen my career was done, not too many people would say my name in the same sentence as Tony Gwynn’s. The quintessential contact hitter, Gwynn finished his Hall of Fame career with more than 3,000 hits and a mind...

Way Inside

The New York TimesBy Doug GlanvilleIf Major League Baseball had a starter kit for players, it would no doubt contain a fortune cookie. Crack it open and you would find a little slip of paper with the message, “You have to believe in yourself or no...

In Baseball, Fear Bats at the Top of the Order

The New York TimesBy Doug GlanvilleHe will always be a rookie to me, but Jimmy Rollins, the reigning National League most valuable player, once gave me a poignant piece of wisdom that typically would flow from mentor to mentee, not the other way...

Tribute to “Vuk”

MLB.com March 15, 2007 By Doug Glanville Doug Glanville has lasting memories of John Vukovich. Now retired and putting his engineering degree to use, he flew from Chicago this week to be one of the estimated 700 mourners to say goodbye to the...

Doug on "Strat-O-Matic"

STRAT-O-MATIC March 15, 2007 By Doug Glanville Strat Stories from One Who Really Knows the Game Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Doug Glanville, an avid Strat-O-Matic player for many years, shares his experiences then and now for other Strat...

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