In Beane we trust

In 2003, “Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game” followed Oakland Athletics general manager (and now executive vice president) Billy Beane, as his new-wave analytical thinking took the MLB by storm. Under Beane, Oakland won 103 games — 20 of them in a row — while maintaining one of
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Thoughts from an Oakland ballgame

It took a chilly, introspective Tuesday evening in Oakland to learn that being alone is not synonymous with being lonely. I had purchased one ticket for the second game of the A’s-Mariners series just two days prior on a spring break whim. I’d never seen an M’s game by myself
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