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Moneyball : the art of winning an unfair game

Autore: Michael Lewis
Editore: New York : W.W. Norton, [2011].
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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This book explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful and winning baseball team without spending enormous sums of money. The author examines the fallacy behind the major league baseball refrain that the team with the biggest wallet is supposed to win. Over the past four years the Oakland Athletics, a major league team with a minor
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Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Michael Lewis
ISBN: 9780393338393 0393338398
Numero OCLC: 746752502
Note: Film tie-in.
Includes afterword.
Includes index.
Descrizione: xv, 317 p. ; 21 cm.
Contenuti: The curse of talent --
How to find a ballplayer --
The enlightenment --
Field of ignorance --
The Jeremy Brown blue plate special --
The science of winning an unfair game --
Giambi's hole --
Scott Hatteberg, pickin' machine --
The trading desk --
Anatomy of an undervalued pitcher --
The human element --
The speed of the idea --
The Badger --
Inside baseball's religious war.
Altri titoli: Money ball
Responsabilità: Michael Lewis.

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