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.