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October 4, 2012
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Sports Fodder: Moneyball movie came a year early

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .

Hollywood should have waited until after this season to make the movie Moneyball. The Oakland Athletics of 2012 are one of the most amazing stories in baseball history. The A's won an extremely tough American League West despite not having a .300 hitter or someone who scored 90 runs or drove in 90. They also didn't have a pitcher with 15 wins, 150 strikeouts or 25 saves. They won the division with a bunch of no-name players that would have had trouble making the roster during the organization's glory years in …

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