May 26, 2003

Terrific Dr. Manhattan Revi...

Terrific Dr. Manhattan Review of Michael Lewis' Moneyball: For you Bill James/Billy Beane freaks in the audience.

Posted by at May 26, 2003 01:48 PM
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So now we're freaks?

Posted by: Steve Smith at May 26, 2003 02:49 PM

*You* took it as a pejorative, not me.... Actually, I think I'll describe us as "Bill James heads" from now on....

Posted by: Matt Welch at May 26, 2003 04:08 PM

"heads" is better than "freaks"??

Posted by: Kevin at May 26, 2003 04:37 PM

ob: The James Gang?

Posted by: Paul Dubuc at May 26, 2003 07:53 PM

I've always preferred "Jamester", or even the more technical "anti-Cabellian".

Posted by: Steve Smith at May 26, 2003 07:59 PM

For those who missed the condensed treatment published in the NYT Magazine some weeks ago and are disinclined to pay the internet fee (winkwink nudgenudge), see http://www.greatertalent.com/lewisnyt0303.shtml

PS New New Thing was overated, Poker was one of the great books of my generation.

Posted by: Cridland at May 26, 2003 09:32 PM
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May 26, 2003

Terrific Dr. Manhattan Revi...

Terrific Dr. Manhattan Review of Michael Lewis' Moneyball: For you Bill James/Billy Beane freaks in the audience.

Posted by at May 26, 2003 01:48 PM
Comments

So now we're freaks?

Posted by: Steve Smith at May 26, 2003 02:49 PM

*You* took it as a pejorative, not me.... Actually, I think I'll describe us as "Bill James heads" from now on....

Posted by: Matt Welch at May 26, 2003 04:08 PM

"heads" is better than "freaks"??

Posted by: Kevin at May 26, 2003 04:37 PM

ob: The James Gang?

Posted by: Paul Dubuc at May 26, 2003 07:53 PM

I've always preferred "Jamester", or even the more technical "anti-Cabellian".

Posted by: Steve Smith at May 26, 2003 07:59 PM

For those who missed the condensed treatment published in the NYT Magazine some weeks ago and are disinclined to pay the internet fee (winkwink nudgenudge), see http://www.greatertalent.com/lewisnyt0303.shtml

PS New New Thing was overated, Poker was one of the great books of my generation.

Posted by: Cridland at May 26, 2003 09:32 PM
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