About this BookLeading a revolution in how professional sports teams are built is Billy Beane, the General Manager of the Oakalnd Athletics. Without the monetary resources of the teams in the bigger markets, he reinvents his team on a budget, signing undervalued players whom the baseball scouts consider to be flawed yet have a knack for getting on base, scoring runs, and-most importantly-winning games.
Moneyball is a journey for the true secret of success in baseball and a story of the hunt for new baseball knowledge: the insights that will even the playing field and could give the little guy the edge over the big market teams.
Based on a true story, Moneyball is now a Major Motion Picture starring Brad Pitt as Billy Beane.
- Genre: Sports
- Theme(s): Lifestyle
- Author: Michael Lewis
- Publisher: Thorndike Press
- ISBN: 078625968X
Hardcover Release North America Dec 15, 2003
Papercover Release North America Aug 22, 2011