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lewis said on December 20th, 2008 at 6:01 pm

thanks for the pic of the week! I enjoy reading you posts, especially ones like this 🙂

Marc said on December 20th, 2008 at 9:07 pm


I will be analyzing the rhetorical strategies of Ball Four over the “Winter Break,” for my AP English class.

I will also be reading Michael Lewis’ best-selling book, Moneyball. It’s supposedly one of the greatest baseball books of all-time. Have you read it, yet?

Best wishes,
Marc (http://www.MajorLeagueBusiness.Com)

Russell Scibetti said on December 20th, 2008 at 10:04 pm

Moneyball is great. I’ve indirectly mentioned it when I picked “The Blind Side” as one of my previous picks (figuring most people have read Moneyball but not Blind Side). The glamour of Beane’s approach has suffered a little bit over the past few years, since his results have been down, but there is no question that the statistical approach has a lot of value to it.