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Trading Bases A Story about Wall Street, Gambling, and Baseball (Not Necessarily in That Order)

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ISBN-10: 0525953647

ISBN-13: 9780525953647

Edition: 2013

Authors: Joe Peta

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An ex–Wall Street trader improved on Moneyball’s famed sabermetrics to place bets that would beat the Vegas odds on Major League Baseball games—with a 41 percent return in his first year. Here’s how he did it.After the fall of Lehman Brothers, Joe Peta was out of a job. He found a new one but lost that, too, when an ambulance mowed him down. In search of a way to cheer himself up while he recuperated in a wheelchair, Peta started watching baseball again, as he had growing up. That’s when inspiration hit: Why not apply his outstanding risk-analysis skills to improve on sabermetrics, the method made famous byMoneyball—and beat the only market in town, the Vegas betting line? Why not treat MLB…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/7/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English