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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...

Signed, Sealed, Delivered...Finally

The new York Times July 17, 2008 By Doug Glanville It was a joy to walk down memory lane….. my alarm clock did not ring, nor did an alert beep from my cell phone text messaging system. Nevertheless, I knew it was time. I’m a new...

Doubleday and Darwin

I could put a round bat on a round ball with ... As I sat in my high school math class one day, my teacher asked a question that I doubt will find a consensus opinion in my lifetime: “Was math invented or was it discovered?” To this day, I still...

A Father to One Thousand Hits

The New York Times June 15, 2008 By Doug Glanville I had made the drive so many times that I wasn’t even conscious of it anymore. Philadelphia to Teaneck, N.J., became a “Star Trek” teleporter from Center City to 619 Cadmus Court. All I...

The Problem With Being Preordained

The New York Times June 7, 2008 By Doug Glanville The retired Cubs outfielder revisits his former team’s epic... It seemed that the gods were finally smiling on the Chicago Cubs. After coming from Florida with a 3-games-to-2 lead in...

Lovers, Not Fighters

The New York Times May 9, 2008 By Doug Glanville Vicious curveballs are tricky, both on and off the field. And... Once I had eluded the 90-mile-an-hour fastball sizzling toward my head, I knew it was time for me to keep my promise...

HItting Curves (of all sorts)

The New York TimesMay 9, 2008by Doug Glanville So you want to learn how to hit a curveball?I am probably not the most qualified baseball mind to tap since, for me, the curveball often prompted a bad and premature hack at the ball. I survived in...

It Gets Late Early Out There

In Major League Baseball, experience can take you only so far. ... If in seven years you went from being a bouncing baby boy to Old Man River, you would most likely look around to try to figure out which mirror you had broken. But in the world of...

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