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Moneyball

The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

by Michael Lewis

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7454028M
ISBN 100393324818
ISBN 109780393324815

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Bennett Miller's adaptation of Michael Lewis' non-fiction best seller Moneyball stars Brad Pitt as Billy Beane, a one-time phenom who flamed out in the big leagues and now works as the GM for the Oakland Athletics, a franchise that's about to lose their three best players to free agency. Because the team isn't in a financial position to spend as much as perennial favorites like the Yankees and /5(7). Moneyball. 12 2h 13m Dramas Based on Books. This drama follows the true story of a former jock turned general manager who uses unusual methods to bring the best players to the Oakland A's. Starring: Brad Pitt,Jonah Hill,Philip Seymour Hoffman. Watch all you want. JOIN or: Bennett Miller.

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