In this week's New York magazine, writer Mark Harris tells the story of Brad Pitt and the not-so-easily accessible, big-budget storyline of sabermetrics. What exactly are sabermetrics, you ask? It's the unintuitive statistical system Oakland Athletics GM Billy Beane used to help build a winning team. Pitt stars as Beane in this September's 'Moneyball,' based off the best-selling book of the same name.

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Billy Beane (Brad Pitt), general manager of the Oakland A's, one day has an epiphany: Baseball's conventional... Read More

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