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A Model Home Plate

The New York TimesDecember 10, 2008by Doug Glanville I’m Doug Glanville and my wife approved this message.Being a major league baseball player has its perks, one of which is the wide-open access you can have to celebrities in all industries. I’...

The Endless (Off-) Season

The New York TimesNovember 10, 2008by Doug Glanville The season is over; my old squad, the Philadelphia Phillies, have been crowned kings of baseball; and all is well throughout the land. But the champagne will eventually go flat, or maybe you...

Series of Dreams

The New York TimesNovember 1, 2008by Doug Glanville For Game 5 (Part 1) of the Philadelphia-Tampa Bay World Series, I had the pleasure of bringing out the ball for the first pitch, to be thrown by former Phillies great and current United...

Nice Guys Finish Last

The New York TimesOctober 16, 2008by Doug Glanville My recent prediction on a radio show that the Los Angeles Angels were the team to beat in the American League turned out to be wrong, but even when I made that statement I qualified it — it...

One September

The New York TimesSeptember 18, 2008by Doug Glanville Seven years ago this week — Sept. 17, 2001, actually — my team, the Phillies, played a key game against the Atlanta Braves inside a packed Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia. The electricity...

Birthday on the Bases

The New York TimesAugust 31, 2008by Doug Glanville I used to complain to my parents about my late-August birthday. Since my mom was a teacher, the family vacation took place the week before school started. So most of my early birthdays were...

The Numbers Game

The New York TimesAugust 20, 2008by Doug Glanville Just before the baseball trade deadline on July 31, the Cincinnati Reds traded the veteran outfielder and future Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. to the Chicago White Sox, as the Sox bulked up for...

Neither Here Nor There

The New York Times By Doug Glanville July 31, 2008 Within the past few weeks, Dan Uggla of the ... Within the past few weeks, Dan Uggla of the Florida Marlins, Aramis Ramírez of the Chicago Cubs and Gary Majewski of the Cincinnati Reds...

OP-EXTRA GUEST COLUMNIST | HEADING HOME; Baby on Deck

The New York Times July 31, 2008 By Doug Glanville Within the past few weeks, Dan Uggla of the Florida Marlins, Aramis Ramírez of the Chicago Cubs and Gary Majewski of the Cincinnati Reds left their respective teams to be with their wives...

Baby on Deck

The New York TimesJuly 31, 2008by Doug GlanvilleWithin the past few weeks, Dan Uggla of the Florida Marlins, Aramis Ram?z of the Chicago Cubs and Gary Majewski of the Cincinnati Reds left their respective teams to be with their wives for the birth...

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