Doug Glanville played outfield for the Philadelphia Phillies, the Chicago Cubs and the Texas Rangers from 1996 through 2004. From 2008 to 2010, he wrote the online column “Heading Home” for the New York Times. In 2010 he joined ESPN as a baseball analyst, contributing to Baseball Tonight, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine. His first book, The Game from Where I Stand, was published in May 2010. He serves on the executive board of Athletes Against Drugs and the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association. Glanville grew up in Teaneck, N.J., and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He lives with his family in Raleigh, N.C.
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