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Billy Bean To Throw Out 1st Pitch At Mets Pride Night

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)Billy Bean will throw out the first pitch for Mets Pride Night.

The former player is now Major League Baseball’s vice president for social responsibility and inclusion. 158 more words


The Moneyball Pioneer in the NFL: Why the Browns will trade their pick

For those that haven’t seen the film Moneyball, or better yet read the book by Michael Lewis (both of which I would highly recommend), I’ll start a brief introduction to the story and concept. 944 more words


Take Me Out to the Numbers Game: "Moneyball"

Let’s hear it for smart Hollywood movies. For “Moneyball,” a new film about statistics in baseball staring Brad Pitt, is a nimble one.

The movie is based on the 2003 best-seller by Michael Lewis, “Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game.” Pitt plays Billy Beane as the innovative general manager of the Oakland Athletics during the 2001-02 season. 573 more words

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Since the end of the post-season, we’ve seen a number of annual awards handed out, and the most recent is Outsport’s Male Hero of the Year. 449 more words