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Moneyball by Michael Lewis
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May 04, 2012

it was amazing
bookshelves: business, hr
Read from April 25 to May 04, 2012

Wow. I didn't appreciate the language throughout the book, but man what a story about success. Anyone who is interested in identifying talented people MUST READ this one.

Michael Lewis did a fantastic job of weaving the narrative.
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Michael Lewis
“There was but one question he left unasked, and it vibrated between his lines: if gross miscalculations of a person's value could occur on a baseball field, before a live audience of thirty thousand, and a television audience of millions more, what did that say about the measurement of performance in other lines of work? If professional baseball players could be over- or under valued, who couldn't?”
Michael Lewis, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game


Reading Progress

04/28/2012 page 60
19.0% "Awesome so far. It's amazing when you think about how many things in life we are biased about. It's tough to get to the truth, but Billy Beane does a great job of getting to the truth about winning in baseball."

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Joshua Guest You got a copy I can borrow? Otherwise I'm just downloading the Kindle version.


Ryan Seamons You can - I've loaned it out right now, let me get it. I'll bring it next week.


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