Moneyball (Movie Tie-in Edition) (Movie Tie-in Editions)

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W. W. Norton & Company, Aug 22, 2011 - Business & Economics - 317 pages
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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.
 

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Since I like both baseball and rational decision making, I really enjoyed this book. The book was as good as the movie, maybe even a little bit better because it was more realistic. The only thing I ... Read full review

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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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Contents

Preface
3
Chapter Two HOW TO FIND H BHLLPLHYER
14
Chapter Three THE ENLIGHTENMENT
43
Chapter Four FIELD OF IGNORHNCE
64
Chapter Five THE JEREMY BROWN BLUE PLHTE SPECIHL
97
Chapter Six THE SCIENCE OF WINNING HN UNFHIR
119
Chapter Seven GIHMBIS HOLE
138
Chapter Eight SCOTT HHTTEBERG PICKIN MHCHINE
162
Chapter Nine THE TRHDING DESK
188
Chapter Ten HNHTOMY 0F HN UNDERVHLUED PITCHER
217
Chapter Eleven THE HUMHN ELEMENT
244
Chapter Twelve THE SPEED OF THE IDEH
263
Epilogue THE BHDGER
281
INSIDE BHSEBHLLS RELIGIOUS WHR
287
Acknowledgments
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Michael Lewis, is the best-selling author of Liar's Poker, Moneyball, The Blind Side, and Flash Boys. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and three children.

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