Video: Clips from Moneyball: The Movie

http://youtu.be/-l3IXTQDsDg

Desks? Thrown!

Pitches outside the strike zone? Taken!

Scott Hatteberg? Frigging lionized!

I do love me some baseball, Nancy, and I do want to know where you’re going with this.

Grazie x 1000 to The Playlist via Erik Malinowski of Wired.com’s Playbook.




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  1. CSJ says:

    Too bad the Athletics never finished number one in baseball.

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  2. danny woytek says:

    Nerd Question of the day:

    Which type of logical fallacy is on display at the end of the video clip?

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  3. Enkidu says:

    How does he know it’s a wonderful book? Does anyone really believe that guy has read Moneyball? Come on.

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  4. TheGrandslamwich says:

    I just want to point out that Michael Lewis is a financial writer, not a baseball writer. That book was not so much about baseball as it was about exploring financial inefficiencies to increase efficiency. “The Big Short” and “Liar’s Poker” are also great reads.

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  5. Resolution says:

    I wonder if Joe Morgan is going to see the movie…

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    • steex says:

      If so, I feel sorry for the people around him that will have all the movie’s dialogue forcibly replaced by a recitation of Dave Concepcion’s HOF merits.

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    • Chris Cwik says:

      No, he’ll just talk about that movie written by Billy Beane.

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    • Bryz says:

      He won’t see it and will instead spit out some drivel that goes along the lines of “I already know what it’s going to be about” and “You can’t win baseball games with just a computer” and “I wonder how long it took Billy Beane before he settled on having himself played by Brad Pitt.”

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