Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

Rating: 4.5/5

In Moneyball, Michael Lewis documents the unusual success of the Oakland Athletics baseball team led by Billy Beane. With the lowest combined team salary in all of baseball, the Athletics continue to make the playoffs and beat out higher paid teams. Lewis details exactly how their approach differs from other teams starting with how they value players, looking at statistics like walks and on base percentage versus home runs.