So you've heard what a lot of people have had to say about Moneyball. But have you heard what a GENIUS has to say about this movie? I think not.
Here's Tony La Russa, weighing in on the popular movie during his abbreviated offseason between Games 5 and 6 of the World Series to Troy Renck of the Denver Post. And it's pretty clear that you no longer have to watch anything regarding this movie anymore.
"Good acting," La Russa said. "But other than I that? I was offended by what the book represented."
La Russa’s criticism has mirrored others in baseball who believe the story and book gave too little credit or even mention to the team’s pitching staff (Barry Zito, Tim Hudson, Mark Mulder) and star players (Miguel Tejada and Eric Chavez).
La Russa was not at all pleased that the movie didn't have any hit-and-runs of any sort, and went onto say that Aaron Sorkin would've been better off if he jumped from one part of the film to the ending, because you have to advance the movie at all costs to make a winning movie. It's just the way things are done here.