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Bits and pieces, Nov. 15

November 15, 2012 · 0 comments

♦  Doug Glanville, author of The Game from Where I Stand: From Batting Practice to the Clubhouse to the Best Breakfast on the Road, an Inside View of a Ballplayer’s Life and a baseball analyst for ESPN, has launched a new endeavor: The Daddy Games, “Lessons and tidbits of wisdom gained from the sport of […]

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♦ Bruce Spitzer, author of the sci-fi-ish novel about Ted Williams rising from the dead, was on Beyond the Game, a White Plains community access cable channel. ♦ ♦ Received a copy of Ronnie Joyner‘s new Hardball Legends and Journeymen and Short-Timers: 333 Illustrated Baseball Biographies yesterday. It’s a throwback to the days when newspapers […]

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Baseball Reflections posted this review of High Fives, Pennant Drives, and Fernandomania: A Fan’s History of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Glory Years (1977-1981), by Paul Haddad. Just in time for Opening Day in Japan (which just passed. Sorry for the late post): baseball terms in Japanese! Another late post: GQ ran this profile on broadcasting […]

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but the difference in weight and shape can mess up your ceremonial first pitch, as we see here for former Major Leaguer and current author Doug Glanville.

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Who better than a fellow athlete to appreciate what it takes to make it to a milestone? Doug Glanville, author of The Game from Where I Stand: A Ballplayer’s Inside View, wrote this piece for The New York Times.

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Bits and pieces

January 19, 2011 · 0 comments

Another in a series of futile attempts to catch up. Because you can keep minutiae on your bookshelf, here’s a new community baseball site that looks like it’s going to be fun: Eephusleague.com.It has a cool design and icons that take the visitor to a host of categories, including uniforms, rules, articles, photos, scorekeeping, etc. […]

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TWIBB: Dec. 10, 2010

December 10, 2010 · 0 comments

The top baseball books, according to Amazon.com as of Friday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m. Title Rank General The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood, by Jane Leavy 1 Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, by Michael Lewis 2 Beyond Belief: Finding the Strength to Come Back, by Josh […]

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Apologies for being a bit tardy in putting up the latest podcasts. I recently switched to a knew computer and my audio technology is a bit different and I have to find a couple of work-arounds. I hope to have that rectified soon. In the meantime, here‘s a Doug Glanville, author of The Game from Where […]

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Birthday Greetings

August 25, 2010 · 0 comments

To Rollie Fingers, who turns 64 today. Rollie’s Follies: A Hall of Fame Revue of Lists and Lore, Stories and Stats from Baseball’s Most Famous Moustache The Rollie Fingers Baseball Bible: Lists and Lore, Stories and Stats (The Rollie Baseball Follies) In addition, new author and ESPN BBTN analyst Doug Glanville has another reason to […]

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A bit overdue, but here’s my conversation with Doug Glanville, author of The Game From Where I Stand: A Ballplayer’s Inside View. During the course of the chat, Glanville shares his thoughts on the joys and difficulties of putting the book together, what he hopes to accomplish with it, and the possibility of more writing […]

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Since Glanville posted this on Facebook, so I don’t think he’d mind the re-post: Anyone going to be at tonight’s Phillies game? I know I’m going to be there and I will be signing copies of my book The Game From Where I Stand and chatting it up with fans all night long. Let me […]

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Should have posted this earlier, but if you’re in Ridgewood, NJ today at 4:30, stop by the Bookends Bookstore, 232 East Ridgewood Avenue for a “Father’s Day” special. Bill Madden (Steinbrenner: The Last Lion of Baseball) and Doug Glanville (The Game From Where I Stand) will both be on hand to sign their books. Both […]

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This top baseball books, according to Amazon.com as of Friday, May 14. Title Rank General The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing, and Bench-Clearing Brawls: The Unwritten Rules of America’s Pastime, by Jason Turbow and Michael Duca 1 The Bullpen Gospels: Major League Dreams of a Minor League Veteran, by Dirk Hayhurst 2 Moneyball: The Art […]

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Chicago Magazine published this profile of former Cub and current author/ESPN BBTN analyst Doug Glanville following the release of his excellent new memoir, The Game from Where I Stand, which it describes as “a blend of recast Times columns and new baseball-centric ruminations filed under broad chapter headings such as ‘The Stresses of the Game’ […]

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* An educated opinion

April 13, 2010 · 0 comments

Doug Glanville is a busy guy these days. Not only does he have a new book out (From Where I Stand; quite good, look for a review soon), but he’s recently joined the staff on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight. He still managed to find time to contribute this list of his favorite baseball books to The […]

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I listened with extra care to this week’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me. The guest for the “Not My Job” segment was ex-major leaguer Doug Glanville. I was waiting for a Moose Skowron/ Rob Neyer moment, but as far as I can tell, it never came. (In fact, part of me fantasized that host Peter […]

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One day I’ll do some research to see how many baseball players had essays printed on the Op-Ed pages of The New York Times. This one is by Doug Glanville, who played in the Bigs from 1996-2004, on what it’s like to be a September call-up.

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