Tag Archive for 'Moneyball'

Notes on Brian Kenny’s Ahead of the Curve

Brian Kenny’s Ahead of the Curve: Inside the Baseball Revolution was published last July, and I had it marked as a pre-order, but I had to put myself on a little restriction from new books in the second half of last year, so I didn’t get to read it then. I’m finally getting to it […]

Book Discussion: Moneyball by Michael Lewis

What did you think about Billy Beane’s approach with the Oakland As? Are there are any flaws? Why do you think so many people are resistant to the concept (besides the fact that the book’s tone is clearly insulting to the old school guys).