Doug Glanville, a nine-year Major League Baseball veteran, first joined ESPN as an analyst in 2010 for seven years and returned in March of 2019. Glanville contributes to various ESPN programs including Baseball Tonight and SportsCenter and calls Sunday Night Baseball on ESPN Radio.
A 1991 first-round draft pick for the Chicago Cubs, Glanville retired from MLB in 2005 after playing the majority of his nine major league seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies. Glanville broke into the majors in 1996 with the Cubs and spent parts of three seasons in Chicago. He was with the Phillies from 1998 to 2002 and in 2004, and spent part of the 2003 season with the Texas Rangers.
His best statistical season in the majors came in 1999, when he hit .325 with 11 home runs, scored 101 runs, stole 34 bases and drove in 73 runs. That year, Glanville also ranked second in the Majors with 204 hits. He accumulated 1,100 hits throughout his career and retired with a 293-games without an error streak intact. During his playing career, Glanville served on the executive subcommittee of the Major League Baseball Players Association and as a player representative. He currently serves on the board of the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association.
Glanville also provides Cubs’ analysis for Marquee Sports Network and is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, The Athletic and other publications. He co-hosts the baseball-focused podcast “Starkville” with Jayson Stark at The Athletic. He is also the author of the book, The Game from Where I Stand: A Ballplayer’s Inside View. Glanville has been an active voice in the community to explore the intersection of sports and culture and has taught college courses on the subject of activism and athletes.
Glanville graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in systems engineering and is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut.