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Former major leaguer slated to give presentation

Posted on November 02, 2010

From baseball player to author to business owner, Doug Glanville brings a diverse background to his presentation for the Professionals of Color Lecture Series on Thursday, November 4.

“Life, Baseball and Business” will begin at 6 p.m. in Loosemore Auditorium in the DeVos Center. It is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Seidman College of Business. The lecture is free and open to the public.

After earning a degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Glanville played outfield for nine seasons with the Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, Texas Rangers and Philadelphia Phillies. He was also a players representative for the MLB Players Association.

Now an analyst for ESPN, Glanville is also an author; his book, The Game From Where I Stand, provides a look into the life of a baseball player. He is the founder of GK Alliance, a green-friendly real estate company in Chicago.

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