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A’s On the Cusp of Greatness – Parker Pending

Editor's Note: this post is part of the Front Page Auditions Series Great baseball teams win 100 plus games and the Oakland Athletics are on the cusp of greatness. The last time they crossed the...

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Is Your Prospect a Jeans Model or a Baseball Player?

I'm going to compare two prospects for you. Some of you consider one of the two to be elite. In fact, many baseball scouts think he's something special. He was drafted in the first round, he's...

The Billy Beane I Know: The Man Behind the Moneyball Myth

Billy Beane isn't that picture of a man obsessed with stat sheets and throwing furniture. He's much more than that and I can tell you first hand.

Oakland A's GM Billy Beane, Post-Moneyball, Visits Athletics Nation Part III

Oakland A's GM Billy Beane's exclusive interview with Athletics Nation reaches its conclusion. Does he give out his XBox Live gamertag? You must read to find out.

Oakland A's GM Billy Beane, Post-Moneyball, Visits Athletics Nation - Part II

Part 2 of the exclusive Oakland A's GM Billy Beane interview at AN where he discusses Moneyball.

My "Moneyball" money ball, so far. Last night had a long conversation with Chad Kreuter, former...

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My "Moneyball" money ball, so far. Last night had a long conversation with Chad Kreuter, former Tiger catcher. He is working as the technical director and playing Rick Peterson. What a great guy and shared some awesome Mickey Mantle stories. More to come on that. And the other autograph is Royce Clayton, who is portraying Miggy. It is great being an actor because all the ex-players are really really nice to me!

"Hey Phillip, you look awesome in Green and Gold!"

"Hey Phillip, you look awesome in Green and Gold!"

what I told Philip Seymour Hoffman last night as he strolled around the "Moneyball" set wearing an A's hat. More to come...due to contractual reasons I can't go into more detail until the end of the week.

OptimistPrime is Brad Pitt/Billy Beane in "Moneyball" A full account of the week of filming will be...

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OptimistPrime is Brad Pitt/Billy Beane in "Moneyball" A full account of the week of filming will be coming after the end of filming, the incredible story of how I landed the role as Brad Pitts double and tons of photos.

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San Jose MLB fanbase?

As sort of an offshoot of the possible San Jose A's being reintroduced thread, I thought it would be interesting to see what folks think who the majority of the fan base down here root for (i will...

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