Moneyball: the art of winning an unfair game

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Grouping Title moneyball the art of winning an unfair game
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display_description Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of major league teams and the dugouts. But the real jackpot is a cache of numbers collected over the years by a strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts: software engineers, statisticians, Wall Street analysts, lawyers, and physics professors.
In a narrative full of fabulous characters and brilliant excursions into the unexpected, Lewis shows us how and why the new baseball knowledge works. He also sets up a sly and hilarious morality tale: Big Money, like Goliath, is always supposed to win . . . how can we not cheer for David?
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subject_facet Baseball -- Economic aspects -- United States, Baseball -- Scouting -- United States, Baseball players -- Salaries, etc. -- United States, Downloadable audio books
title_display Moneyball : the art of winning an unfair game
title_full Moneyball : the art of winning an unfair game / Michael Lewis, Moneyball The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, Moneyball [electronic resource] : the art of winning an unfair game / Michael Lewis
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