At its heart, of course, “Moneyball” isn’t about baseball. It’s not even about statistics. Rather, it’s about challenging conventional wisdom with data. By embedding this lesson in the story of Billy Beane and the Oakland A’s, the book has lured millions of readers into the realm of the geek. Along the way, it converted many into empirical evangelists.
Good. Sure makes my life a lot easier.
Is the movie worth the 2 hours and 10 bucks in the theatre? The movie seems right up my alley, but for some reason the previews left me disinterested.