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Tag Archives: Oakland A’s

Second Moneyball teaser poster arrives … this time with more Hollywood

It’s the second teaser one-sheet poster for Moneyball, the Brad Pitt movie based on the book of the same name that is set to arrive in theaters on Sept. 23 (not long after our issue hits newsstands).

Game-used With a Cause: The 8D Network

There’s a new player in the game-used universe as the 8D Network launched earlier this year and made its unveiling official with a presence at the National Sports Collectors Convention last week in Chicago.

Coming soon … Moneyball and its memorabilia

With any new release, there will be marketing campaigns, which in the past meant materials that ultimately become memorabilia.

Weird baseball memorabilia is everywhere … here are two of the latest items

There are plenty of weird baseball cards and promotions these days — and here are just two of the latest.

Question of the day: Would you want to meet your favorite player?

We’ve probably all heard the stories about an autograph experience gone wrong — i.e. no ink was signed — and the sour grapes that come with that. That’s not what I’m talking about here. I’m talking about the experience of meeting that childhood icon — dare we say hero — and finding out that the player isn’t as invested in what fans think as much as the fans are invested in him.

Casting Moneyball — the movie

Columbia Pictures recently signed a writer and director for a possible adaptation of the best-selling baseball book Moneyball, which explores the unorthodox scouting and business procedures of the small-market Oakland A’s and General Manager Billy Beane. Who’s possibly in line to play Beane? Brad Pitt.