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Buy Leases, Not Leads


In 2002, the movie Moneyball brought the world of statistical analysis and sabermetrics to the big screen (it’s also a must-read book by Michael Lewis). In the film, as in real life, math stars as the Oakland A’s MVP, forever changing the way we think about how to win baseball games. In a pivotal scene, Peter Brand (played by Jonah Hill) describes the fundamental flaw in the conventional understanding of baseball recruitment:

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