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edabbs44
12-30-2010, 02:01 PM
The Extra 2%
How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First

What happens when three financial industry whiz kids and certified baseball nuts take over an ailing major league franchise and implement the same strategies that fueled their success on Wall Street? In the case of the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays, an American League championship happens—the culmination of one of the greatest turnarounds in baseball history.


http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780345517654

Hopefully it is as good as it looks.

jojo
12-30-2010, 02:43 PM
Jonah Kerri's baseball musings are usually a very worthwhile read.

He podcasts too. Here's a link in case anyone is interested:

http://jonahkeri.com/2010/12/27/podcast-13/

jojo
12-30-2010, 02:48 PM
The Extra 2%
How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First


http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780345517654

Hopefully it is as good as it looks.

Preorder at Amazon for $17....

RedsManRick
12-30-2010, 05:58 PM
2nd the notion. Really enjoy his podcast.