Billy Beane

Billy Beane

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. William Lamar "Billy" Beane III is a former Major League Baseball player and the current general manager and minority owner of the Oakland Athletics. He is also the subject of Michael Lewis's 2003 book on baseball economics, Moneyball.Beane grew up in the San Diego, California. His father, a naval officer, taught him how to pitch. He attended Mount Carmel High School, where he excelled at baseball, football and basketball, but gave up football to avoid an injury that could prematurely end his baseball career. Despite this, Stanford University attempted to recruit Beane on a joint baseball-football scholarship as the quarterback who would replace then-sophomore John Elway. He instead attended UC San Diegoshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134960268
  • 9786134960267