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by Michael Lewis
Pages: 467 pages
Publisher: Thorndike Press; 1 edition (December 15, 2003)
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Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game is a book by Michael Lewis, published in 2003, about the Oakland Athletics baseball team and its general manager Billy Beane.
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game is a book by Michael Lewis, published in 2003, about the Oakland Athletics baseball team and its general manager Billy Beane. Its focus is the team's analytical, evidence-based, sabermetric approach to assembling a competitive baseball team despite Oakland's small budget. A film based on the book, starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill, was released in 2011.
They did win the pennant, but still fell short of winning a world championship. To my eye, they are a more complete offensive ballclub than Houston or Toronto and will be contenders again this year, but not because they hit a lot of home runs. So why is major league baseball so reluctant to embrace the philosophy of Moneyball?
Lewis (Liar's Poker; The New New Thing) examines how in 2002 the Oakland Athletics achieved a spectacular winning record .
Lewis (Liar's Poker; The New New Thing) examines how in 2002 the Oakland Athletics achieved a spectacular winning record while having the smallest player payroll of any major league baseball team. Given the heavily publicized salaries of players for teams like the Boston Red Sox or New York Yankees, baseball insiders and fans assume that the biggest talents deserve and get the biggest salaries. The rather ancient article is quite in line with what I learned from Moneyball: the amount of noise in the baseball stats is substantial and the players are a lot more similar to each other than it appears to the public and even the insiders.
Michael Lewis is the author of the bestsellers Liar's Poker and The New New Thing, among other books. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, Tabitha Soren, and their two daughters. It looks like my background in Statistics, combined with what I learned from the book, made it impossible to enjoy the game the way millions of fans do. Nevertheless, I managed to derive a lot of value from Moneyball and I wish you the same.
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game. In his New York Times bestsellers Liar’s Poker and Moneyball, Michael Lewis gave us an unprecedented look at what goes on behind the scenes on Wall Street. Now he takes us back across the centuries to explore the four classics that created and defined n. Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life. There was a turning point in Michael Lewis's life, in a baseball game when he was fourteen years old. The. Losers: The Road to Everyplace But the White House.
Michael Lewis' new book offers unique insights into building a winning team, even on a shoestring. Despite the disparity, the two teams tied for the best record in baseball, each winning 103 games, though both lost in the playoffs. The A's, as it happened, lost to the Twins, who paid their players just a smidgeon more than the A's. It has long been an article of faith among fans and team owners-especially small-market owners-that the poorer teams could not compete with the richer teams, at least not for long.
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Moneyball: The Art of Wi.has been added to your Cart. Michael Lewis is the best-selling author of Liar's Poker, Moneyball, The Blind Side, The Big Short, and The Undoing Project. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and three children. First, I'd like to thank Lewis for a book that is worth reading even for someone who has never learned the rules of the game and never will.
With these words Michael Lewis launches us into the funniest, smartest, and most contrarian book since, well, since . Moneyball by Michael Lewis is certainly a wonderful read
With these words Michael Lewis launches us into the funniest, smartest, and most contrarian book since, well, since. The logical places to look would be the front offices of major league teams, and the dugouts, perhaps even in the minds of the players themselves. Moneyball by Michael Lewis is certainly a wonderful read. The baseball fanatic that I am, I found the book to be a true delight as a peak behind the scenes of the world of baseball raft picks.
Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. 98. The science of winning an unfair game. 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.
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The funniest, smartest, and most contrarian book since Lewis's Liar's Poker, 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.