Quantcast
Ad Unit
Saturday, December 20, 2014

Articles tagged: Moneyball

Mark Mulder watches ‘Moneyball’ for first time, adds great commentary

Former Oakland A’s all-star pitcher Mark Mulder on Wednesday watched “Moneyball” the movie for the first time, and he decided to add some amazing insight via Twitter. Mulder, who went 81-42 over five seasons with the A’s, has expressed some skepticism over the movie in the past. Apparently Tim Hudson couldn’t believe that he hadn’t…Read More

Mark Mulder: There was no talk of ‘Moneyball’ when I was in Oakland

Contrary to the portrayal in the movie “Moneyball,” one former A’s player says he wasn’t aware of the revolutionary movement taking place in the team’s front office at the time. “There was no talk of ‘Moneyball’ when I was there,” says ex-A’s pitcher Mark Mulder. “You never heard anything like that.” Mulder, a current ESPN…Read More

Tony La Russa Planned to Watch Moneyball with World Series Game 6 Postponed

With Game 6 of the World Series postponed until Thursday night, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa said he was going to hit the movie theater to watch Moneyball. Moneyball has been viewed controversially since the book was released in 2003. It helped change baseball and it shaped the way front offices conducted business. Many people…Read More

Art Howe Disappointed with Way He Was Portrayed in Moneyball

Moneyball was a success its first week in the theaters, grossing over $20 million. Critics seemed to enjoy it, viewers seemed to enjoy it, and Brad Pitt had a fun time making it. But one person who predictably did not enjoy it was Art Howe. The former A’s manager is unhappy with the way he…Read More

Moneyball the Movie Not Happening, Yet

Moneyball is a book written by Michael Lewis in 2003. It was so well-written and influential that it caused many fans and media members to start viewing and analyzing baseball in different ways. It also gave other teams in the sport ideas about how to run their franchises. The book was so influential and controversial…Read More

Ken Macha Still Has Strong Ties to Moneyball Style

The Brewers have played well this year, leading the NL Central with a 30-21 record despite starting out the season slowly. They don’t have C.C. Sabathia or Ben Sheets, but they have a new manager in Ken Macha who has a pretty strong idea about how to run the team. Some of the former A’s…Read More

Page 1 of 212