"This delightfully written, lesson-laden book deserves a place of its own in the Baseball Hall of Fame." Forbes
Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. In a narrative full of fabulous characters and brilliant excursions into the unexpected, Michael Lewis follows the low-budget Oakland A's, visionary general manager Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball theorists. They are all in search of new baseball knowledgeinsights that will give the little guy who is willing to discard old wisdom the edge over big money.
Michael Lewis is the best-selling author of Liar’s Poker, Moneyball, The Blind Side, The Big Short, The Undoing Project, and The Fifth Risk. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and three children.
Date of Birth:
October 15, 1960
Place of Birth:
New Orleans, LA
Princeton University, B.A. in Art History, 1982; London School of Economics, 1985
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