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May 28, 2011

Baseball's Beauty Beyond the Numbers

Alan Hirsch is hoping his new book helps foment a counterrevolution to the sabermetricians rallying under the Billy Beane banner.

Ted Berg

Michael Lewis's 2003 bestseller Moneyball exposed the public to a trend in baseball few casual fans had noticed: numbers-crunching analysts were taking jobs in major-league front offices and relying on the so-called sabermetric movement—which evaluates players using statistics far more complex than batting average and runs batted in—to identify ways to gain advantages over other teams. Lewis described, in rather dramatic fashion, how Billy Beane and the Oakland A's built a perennial winner on a shoestring budget.

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