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The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

by Michael Lewis

Paperback, 317 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $15.95 |


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Book Summary

Michael Lewis explains how baseball's Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful baseball team without spending enormous sums of money.

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7 weeks on NPR Paperback Nonfiction Bestseller List

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Oakland Athletics' first basemen Scott Hatteberg is one of the people profiled in Michael Lewis' 2003 book Moneyball. Dave Kennedy/AP Photo hide caption

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