by Michael Lewis
Paperback, 317 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $15.95 | purchase
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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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Oakland Athletics' first basemen Scott Hatteberg is one of the people profiled in Michael Lewis' 2003 book Moneyball.
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September 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.
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