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The Extra 2% by Jonah Keri
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Mar 11, 11

really liked it
bookshelves: 2011-read
Read on March 11, 2011

My review is somewhat of a point-counterpoint: This is a book in the Moneyball vein, though it's not as well-written or as broadly-appealing. Nevertheless, I enjoyed this story about the TB Rays' turnaround, which includes several (hometown) Houston characters, i.e. Carl Crawford, GM Andrew Friedman, and a couple others. Personally, I couldn't put it down, but I'd exclusively recommend it to big baseball fans.

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