Doug Glanville guest defied the odds. He grew up in Teaneck—not Hackensack—New Jersey, got good grades and was enrolled in engineering school at an Ivy League university when he got the call he was drafted into the Major Leagues of baseball by the Chicago Cubs. We discuss his Major League career, and the importance of getting good grades and finishing your education from his book The Game From Where I Stand.
Here is the lineup of guests on BRAINSTORMIN’ with Billy the Brain for Friday, June 3, 2011. Listen at www.BrainstorminOnline.com or on AM 1400 in Ventura at 10 o’clock am Pacific time.
Doug Glanville, author of The Game From Where I Stand: A Ballplayer’s Inside View, was my special guest on today’s BRAINSTORMIN’ with Billy the Brain on KKZZ AM 1400 in Ventura. Doug is the first African-American Ivy Leaguer to make it to the Major Leagues. He had a successful 9-season career in the Majors with […]