Moneyball: Brad Pitt, the statistician and the movie


  • Moneyball is on general release in the USA; it opens in the UK on 25th November 2011.

  • Moneyball – The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, by Michael Lewis is published by W.W. Norton (2003), ISBN 0–393–05765–8.


A major Hollywood release has an unlikely hero. In Moneyball, Brad Pitt, Hollywood heart-throb and twice voted sexiest man alive, plays not a glamorous spy, nor a hard-bitten detective but … a statistician. Ray Stefani and Jim Albert say the movie hits a home run …