Recording of Starring Math: Moneyball with Steven Strogatz, Stan Chervin, and Lee Mendelowitz

This is a recording of a live-streamed event that took place on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

Appropriate for ages 13 and up.

Join Distinguished Visiting Professor Steven Strogatz, screenwriter Stan Chervin, and Washington Nationals mathematician Lee Mendelowitz to discuss the movie MoneyballMoneyball tells the story of baseball executive Billy Beane and a young Yale economics grad named Peter Brand, who has ambitious and untested ideas about how best to build a team.  With Brand's help, Beane vows to turn the Oakland A's around using stats, models, and other predictive methods once unheard of in professional sports.

Stan wrote the story for Moneyball, which earned Best Screenplay nominations at the Academy Awards and Golden Globes, and Lee is the Senior Director of Research and Development for the Washington Nationals, the 2019 World Series champions.

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