You are to watch the movie Moneyball and answer the following questions. You can earn up to 10 points. This paper must must be double spaced, title page, Indentation in every paragraph, the proper amount of space in between paragraphs (APA style). Must be a minimum of 500 words and answer all questions listed below.
You are to provide a brief summary of the money ball. You are also to answer the following questions:
What is the role of Peter Brand?
What is Beane’s plan to recreate Giambi, Damon, and Olmedo. Who does he plan to replace them with?
Why do you think Billy Beane goes against traditional and conventional norms in order to recruit the best players?
There are a number of times when the team’s manager, Art Howe, defies Billy’s requests for line-up changes. Each is trying to put the best possible team on the field, but they are using two different paradigms for making those decisions. How does Billy handle Art’s defiance and, given that Billy is Art’s boss, what do you think of Billy’s approach?
Do you agree with Billy Beane’s strategy?
Do you think this strategy would work today in sport? Why or why not?