Moneyball

The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

By Michael Lewis
(W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393324815, 316pp.)

Publication Date: March 2004

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Paperback

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?Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. In a narrative full of fabulous characters and brilliant excursions into the unexpected, Michael Lewis follows the low-budget Oakland A's, visionary general manager Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball theorists. They are all in search of new baseball knowledge insights that will give the little guy who is willing to discard old wisdom the edge over big money."



NPR
Friday, Sep 23, 2011

In 2002, the Oakland A's made history, winning 20 games in a row to set a new American League record. In Moneyball, writer Michael Lewis goes behind the scenes and explains how the A's used statistics and analytics to compete with teams with much bigger payrolls. More at NPR.org

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