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The Extra 2% Solution

Posted By Alex Belth On March 8, 2011 @ 9:41 am In Arts and Culture,Baseball,Bookish,Bronx Banter,Games We Play,Links: Reviews,Sports Media | Comments Disabled


Jonah Keri’s “The Extra 2%,” [2] is a book about the Tampa Bay Ray and how they used Wall Street strategies to take the team from last place to a contender. It is a fine, brisk read [3], a more intellectually honest version of “Moneyball.” You’ll be smarter for having read it. It should on your short list of baseball reads this spring and it hits the shelves today.

GQ has an excerpt. [4] Dig it…

Buy the book at Amazon. [5]

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[1] Image: http://bronxbanter.arneson.name/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/extra-2-percent-rev-comp-3.jpg

[2] “The Extra 2%,”: http://extra2percent.com/

[3] It is a fine, brisk read: http://www.baseballamerica.com/today/majors/book-guide/2011/2611362.html

[4] GQ has an excerpt.: http://www.gq.com/sports/guides/201103/extra-2-percent-excerpt-jonah-keri-tampa-bay-rays?currentPage=1

[5] Buy the book at Amazon.: http://www.amazon.com/Extra-2-Street-Strategies-Baseball/dp/0345517652

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