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Moneyball (Digital Audiobook)

The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

By Michael Lewis, Scott Brick (Narrator)

Publication Date: March 19, 2003

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (5/12/2003)
Paperback (3/17/2004)
Hardcover (6/17/2003)
Paperback (8/1/2011)
Compact Disc (9/6/2011)

Description

Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of major league teams and the dugouts. But the real jackpot is a cache of numbers collected over the years by a strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts: software engineers, statisticians, Wall Street analysts, lawyers, and physics professors.

In a narrative full of fabulous characters and brilliant excursions into the unexpected, Lewis shows us how and why the new baseball knowledge works. He also sets up a sly and hilarious morality tale: Big Money, like Goliath, is always supposed to win . . . how can we not cheer for David?