Quotations from Moneyball
Moneyball is a biographical sports-drama based on the book of the same name. The film shows the story of Oakland A's general manager successfully put together a baseball club on a budget by using computer analysis to draft fill his roster.
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Steven Zaillian (screenplay), Aaron Sorkin (screenplay), Stan Chervin (story), and Michael Lewis (book)
Starring: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, and Jonah Hill
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Quotes from MoneyballBilly Beane: Art, you got a minute?
Art Howe: Yeah. Take a seat.
Billy Beane: You can't start Peña at first tonight. You'll have to start Hatteberg.
Art Howe: Yeah, I don't want to go fifteen rounds, Billy. The lineup card is mine, and that's all.
Billy Beane: That lineup card is definitely yours. I'm just saying you can't start Peña at first.
Billy Beane: Well, I am starting him at first.
Billy Beane: I don't think so. He plays for Detroit now.
Billy Beane: [having declined a $12.5 million offer to GM the Red Sox] I made one decision in my life based on money. And I swore I would never do it again.
Billy Beane: [during a meeting with his scouts] If we try to play like the Yankees in here, we will lose to the Yankees out there.
Billy Beane: You're doing it again.
Casey Beane: What?
Billy Beane: You're worrying about me.
Casey Beane: You're in last place dad.
Billy Beane: Do I look worried?
Casey Beane: Yeah.
Billy Beane: Cause you're getting on an airplane. Those things crash all the time. Please stop worrying about your dad.
Billy Beane: You get on base, we win. You don't, we lose. And I *hate* losing, Chavy. I *hate* it. I hate losing more than I even wanna win.
Peter Brand: I wanted you to see these player evaluations that you asked me to do.
Billy Beane: I asked you to do three.
Peter Brand: Yeah.
Billy Beane: To evaluate three players.
Peter Brand: Yeah.
Billy Beane: How many you'd do?
Peter Brand: Forty-seven.
Billy Beane: Okay.
Peter Brand: Actually, fifty-one. I don't know why I lied just then.
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