In its pursoot to tell the story of former Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane, the Bennett Miller-directed movie Moneyball will hit theatres in September. The trailer to this movie, based on a real-life story, was just unveiled and features Brad Pitt as its main role. The movie is based on a book called Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game.
This movie is a typical Hollywood movie with its “me against the world” main character and its old fashioned non-believers. Will probably be nominated when award season comes around.
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (sabermetric approach to assembling a competitive baseball team, despite Oakland’s disadvantaged revenue situation.) is a book by Michael M. Lewis, published in 2003, about the Oakland Athletics baseball team and its general manager Billy Beane. Its focus is the team’s modernized, analytical,