Deadspin's Guide To Moneyball

The much-delayed Moneyball film finally pops into your area cinemaplex today, marking one of nerds' few victories in a September filled with Red Sox defeats. We take particular interest in this film, and not just because we've long yearned to see someone portraying Chad Bradford dance across the screen. Rather, it's a… » 9/23/11 7:42pm 9/23/11 7:42pm

Here's A Picture Of Jonah Hill As Paul De Podesta On The Set Of …

The Michael-Lewis-book-turned-definition-of-production-problems finally started shooting. See for yourself how the baffling casting choice will look on the silver screen. It's really a shame Sam Kinison wasn't available to play the ghost of Connie Mack. [The appropriately named Accidental Sexiness, via The Playlist] » 7/22/10 5:40pm 7/22/10 5:40pm

Soderbergh's Moneyball Script Too Real To Get Made

The Sony Pictures executive who pulled the plug on Moneyball says that Steven Soderbergh changed the original script because he didn't want anything in the movie that didn't actually happen. So Billy Beane isn't a sweaty, foul-mouthed, Hooters waitress slayer? » 7/01/09 11:15am 7/01/09 11:15am

Billy Beane Is A Golden God: Excerpts From The Scrapped Moneyball Script

It looks like Moneyball might not be coming to the big screen anytime soon because director Steven Soderbergh tinkered with the script and everyone realized that a movie version of the book made about as much sense as Joe Morgan. » 6/24/09 3:30pm 6/24/09 3:30pm

Dodgers Rid Themselves Of Tweedy Math Dork

Not surprisingly, the sabermetric-friendly Web is all abuzz this morning after the firing of Dodgers GM Paul DePodesta on Friday evening. As always, Baseball Musings is on top of the story, looking at the aftermath of the move, tracking the journalists trying to make sense of it and ultimately settling on one most… » 10/31/05 10:10am 10/31/05 10:10am