Did Michael Lewis Just Get Lucky with “Moneyball”?

Freakonomics Radio | 24 November 2022 | 0h 54m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Michael Lewis about his book Moneyball on the twentieth anniversary of its publication. Discusses stories from the background of writing the book, and the role of luck in Lewis’s success.

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Christopher Phillips on Scouting and Scoring Baseball

Princeton UP Ideas Podcast | 29 January 2020 | 0h 44m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Christopher Phillips about his book Scouting and Scoring: How We Know What We Know about Baseball. Argues, counter to Moneyball, that both scouts and scorers use quantified judgements to assess the value of baseball players.

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