“Moneyball,” the book and movie, is a baseball underdog story of poor kids outsmarting wealthy bullies. The back story is an underdog story of nerds beating arrogant jocks.
Tag Archives: Sabermetrics
Modern statistical analysis of baseball record, “sabermetrics,” has revolutionanized the game. A team of experts has put together an introduction to sabermetrics for people afraid of numbers.
Red Sox manager Terry Francona is a champion, a nice guy who keeps in touch with old friends, and a good husband and father. He gives the players credit when they win, and takes the blame when they lose.