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I watched Money Ball tonight.

The thing that struck me was the talking heads. They just made up stuff to explain the numbers. None of it made sense. None!

If you haven't done it already, turn off the business news.

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Qazulight
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oh.....I thought you were talking about this Moneyball

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiAHlZVgXjk

Steve...back to his midwinter's nap
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oh.....I thought you were talking about this Moneyball

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiAHlZVgXjk

Steve...back to his midwinter's nap


That is it the one. The sports caster spouted stuff that would make the grass grow green the whole time he was getting the job done.

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Qazulight
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I haven't seen the movie, but I did read the book, and it does make sense. I guess you have to like statistics. I probably won't watch the movie since I'm not a baseball fan, but I did enjoy the book.

From Amazon.com: Billy Beane, general manager of MLB's Oakland A's and protagonist of Michael Lewis's Moneyball, had a problem: how to win in the Major Leagues with a budget that's smaller than that of nearly every other team. Conventional wisdom long held that big name, highly athletic hitters and young pitchers with rocket arms were the ticket to success. But Beane and his staff, buoyed by massive amounts of carefully interpreted statistical data, believed that wins could be had by more affordable methods such as hitters with high on-base percentage and pitchers who get lots of ground outs. Given this information and a tight budget, Beane defied tradition and his own scouting department to build winning teams of young affordable players and inexpensive castoff veterans.

Peg
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