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The extra 2%

Jonah Keri

The extra 2%

how Wall Street strategies took a major league baseball team from worst to first

by Jonah Keri

  • 295 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books, ESPN Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball,
  • Sports franchises,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Tampa Bay Rays (Baseball team)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesExtra two percent
    StatementJonah Keri ; foreword by Mark Cuban
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV880 .K48 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 253 p. ;
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24882074M
    ISBN 109780345517654, 9780345517739
    LC Control Number2010054155
    OCLC/WorldCa646113511

      “‘The Extra 2%’ is the story of how the laughingstock of professional sports rose to the top of the baseball world.” That’s how author Jonah Keri—a veteran financial journalist and sportswriter—describes “2%,” a meandering look back at the mostly ignoble history of Tampa Bay’s major league baseball franchise.   The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First, by Jonah Keri. New York: Ballantine Books, pp. $26 (hardcover). For ten years, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays ambled up to home plate and struck out.

      The Extra 2% is a captivating book if you love baseball, but it's an even more captivating book if you love success. — Joe Posnanski, Sports Illustrated. In the superb The Extra 2%, Jonah Keri will remind readers of Michael Lewis' Moneyball. — Buster Olney, ESPN.   Title: The Extra 2%(How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First) Binding: Hardcover Author: JonahKeri Publisher: ESPNBooks Report Browse more videos.

      The Extra 2% has a lot to offer fans of the Rays and aspiring business leaders. Jonah Keri’s writing is solid and the book is well-researched. Jonah Keri’s writing is solid and the book is. The comparison must be made since Jonah Keri’s The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First is a book about a small market team that targets players that other teams undervalue. But, where Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game. almost deified Oakland A’s G.M. Billy Beane, to the point that only a Hollywood A-lister like Brad Pitt.


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