Billy Beane

William Lamar "Billy" Beane III (born March 29, 1962) is an American former professional baseball player and current front office executive. He is the general manager (GM) and minority owner of the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball (MLB). Prior to his front office career, he played in MLB as an outfielder between 1984 and 1989 for the New York Mets, Minnesota Twins, Detroit Tigers, and Oakland Athletics. He joined the Athletics' front office as a scout in 1990, and was named GM after the 1997 season.A first round pick in the MLB draft by the Mets, Beane's playing career failed to meet the expectations of the scouts, who projected him as a star.
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  • How Intel doubled its blog traffic in less than a year

    … Luke Kintigh has figured out how to play brand publishing “Moneyball.” “Moneyball” was the book — and more recently, the movie — about how Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane used statistical analysis to build a competitive baseball club with a small budget. Kintight used it as inspiration when he set out this January to grow Intel’s…

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