based on the true story and bestselling boof of the same name, moneyball tells the story of one of the most amazing underdog success stories in american sports history.
the story focuses on Billy Beane manager of the Oakland A’s baseball team. the team has the lowest wages in the entire league and cannot attract any good players so he hooks up with Peter Brand who introduces him to a new method for picking possible recruits – a computer analysis program running a system called Sabermetrics, which uses empirical evidence instead of the conventional wisdom. the team is recruited then picked purely on stats. they then for the next couple of years go on to have the best winning ratio in a regular season in the whole league
the film stars brad pitt, jonah hill & philip seymour hoffman
the film is out on november 4th