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Moneyball : the art of winning an unfair game

Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2004. © 2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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Genre/Form: Belletristische Darstellung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lewis
ISBN: 0393324818 9780393324815 9780393338393 0393338398
OCLC Number: 54896532
Notes: "With a new foreword" - front cover.
Includes index.
Description: xv, 317 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Michael Lewis.


"This delightfully written, lesson-laden book deserves a place of its own in the Baseball Hall of Fame." -Forbes  Read more...


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"The best book of the year, [Moneyball] already feels like the most influential book on sports ever written. If you're a baseball fan, Moneyball is a must." -- People "Lewis has hit another one out Read more...

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