Tag Archives: Billy Beane

  • The 9 Biggest MLB Trades of 2014

    The 9 Biggest MLB Trades of 2014

    Let’s catch our collective breath after one of the busier trade deadlines in MLB history. There were some blockbuster trades, and the trades that weren’t epic more than made up for that fact with their numbers – there was a lot of action. Looking back to the end of last season, let’s run through the […]

  • Moneyball And 9 Other Sports Books That Would Make Terrible Sports Movies

    Moneyball And 9 Other Sports Books That Would Make Terrible Sports Movies

    Well, the highly anticipated movie adaptation of the Michael Lewis bestseller Moneyball finally hits theaters tomorrow. It stars Brad Pitt and is coming out right as MLB’s pennant races are getting interesting, so all signs point toward financial success. But does that mean it’s actually going to be a good sports movie? Personally, I kind […]

  • Check Out The Trailer For “Moneyball” (Video)

    Check Out The Trailer For “Moneyball” (Video)

    When it was first announced that those in the movie industry were going to take a shot at recreating the story of Billy Beane’s economic theory on the game of baseball, a.k.a. “Moneyball,” many wondered what the final product might look like. We still don’t have a complete answer to that question, but we do […]

  • The Oakland A’s Are Pulling A Beer Scam Of Their Own (Video)

    The Oakland A’s Are Pulling A Beer Scam Of Their Own (Video)

    Earlier this year we provided you with video evidence that beer vendors at Qwest Field in Seattle had been selling Seahawks fans two differently-shaped cups of beer with the same volume for two different prices.  Thankfully, they were able to prove that rather than ripping off those who had bought the bigger 20 oz. beers, […]