Review: Moneyball

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I wrote this book because I fell in love with a story. The story concerned a small group of undervalued professional baseball players and executives, many of whom had been rejected as unfit for the big leagues, who had turned themselves into one of the most successful franchises in Major League Baseball. But the idea for the book came well before I had good reason to write it—before I had a story ... Read full review

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User Review  - Olivermagnus - LibraryThing

This was my neighborhood bookclub's selection and to tell you the truth I had pretty low expectations. It turned out to be better than I expected. I'm not a huge baseball fan but I did follow the game ... Read full review

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User Review  - indygo88 - LibraryThing

I love baseball and I loved Michael Lewis' The Blind Side, so even though this wasn't necessarily a book that I had at the top of my TBR pile, I figured those first two facts would probably indicate ... Read full review

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User Review  - MartinBodek - LibraryThing

I am envious of Lewis' talent and craft, and I find myself increasingly wanting to emulate him for my non-fiction projects. There's something about how he focuses on the most interesting parts of a ... Read full review

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User Review  - justindtapp - LibraryThing

I read The Blind Side before seeing the movie, but watched Moneyball before reading this book. Lewis' writing on sports just lends itself to good movies that are able to stick closely to the book. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - trilliams - LibraryThing

I don't watch baseball, but guys, I think I'm an A's fan now. Read full review

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