"Adapted from Michael Lewis' best-seller, Moneyball makes the down-and-dirty business side of baseball painful fun to follow. Remember those old Thirties musicals that generated sizzle out of backstage machinations, charismatic producers conning investors and starstruck unknowns hitting the big time? That's how Moneyball plays, not so much in the ballpark but in offices and deep pockets, on phones and computers—and best of all, through agile conversational pitch-and-catch. Spotlighting the muscle, brain and skill that goes into getting The Show on the road, this remarkably absorbing baseball saga hits a homer to the heart and mind."

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