"I like weights. You know where you stand with them. Well, sometimes you're lying under them, trying not to let them crush you, but you see, you KNOW they'd crush you if they could. There's honesty."
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Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game Reviews
Not a baseball fan, but I still liked it.
I typically like Michael Lewis' books and this was no exception. The book is filled with interesting people and an iconoclastic approach to baseball team management -- which has now, some years later, become more widely-adopted by professional clubs.