Watched Moneyball

Watched Moneyball from

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.

I find it ironic I lived in the Bay Area during this time period and am so tuned out of sports don’t recall even hearing about it.

It’s surprising that statistics wasn’t a big part of baseball until 2002! Of course, this approach works for a “poor” team only until the rich teams start doing it, then theoretically players aren’t undervalued and affordable.

Some of the trading scenes were hard to follow.

By Tracy Durnell

Writer and designer in the Seattle area. Freelance sustainability consultant. Reach me at She/her.

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