Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael M. Lewis is another book that has been turned into a movie. The movie, rated PG-13, stars Brad Pitt as Oakland A’s General Manager Billy Beane and comes out in theaters beginning September 23rd. Moneyball follows the Oakland Athletics and General Manager Billy Beane as he builds one of the lowest paid teams in baseball into a success. His budget constraints and his own personal style have Beane following a new set of rules in order to build a winning team.
You’ll also find other books by Michael M. Lewis at the library including: Liar’s Poker : Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street , The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game , and The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine .
You can also catch up on your Oakland A’s history by checking out DVDs and books available at the library or just head out to the ballpark. GO A’s!!