Sports Media with Richard Deitsch

From Against the Rules with Michael Lewis: Bill James on Using Baseball to Make Sense of the World

From Against the Rules with Michael Lewis: Bill James on Using Baseball to Make Sense of the World

Sports Media with Richard Deitsch - April 12, 2022 - 12:02

We’re sharing a special preview of the new season of Against the Rules from Pushkin Industries. On Against the Rules, bestselling author Michael Lewis takes a searing look at what’s happened to fairness in American life. In the preview you’re about to hear, Michael speaks with baseball statistician Bill James. Bill is the man at the heart of Michael's bestselling book, Moneyball, and he's transformed how we think about expertise in the sport. You'll hear Bill talk about how, for him, baseball was never just about the sport itself -- it was about finding meaning in the world. You can hear more episodes of Against the Rules at https://podcasts.pushkin.fm/atrsports

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About The Show

The Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch is a weekly show that features interviews with members of the sports media about their work, as well as roundtables with sports media reporters about television, digital, audio/radio, print, and other forms of media. You can read Richard’s work at The Athletic and hear his words at Sportsnet 590 The Fan in Toronto.

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