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Billy Beane

Billy BeaneAKA William Lamar Beane

Born: 29-Mar-1962
Birthplace: Orlando, FL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Baseball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: General Manager, Oakland A's

Became General Manager of the A's after Sandy Alderson stepped down in 1997. Beane is the subject of Michael Lewis's book, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (2003). The Oakland A's success under Beane is unexpected considering the relative small budget of the team -- the 2nd lowest in baseball.

    High School: Rancho Bernardo High School, San Diego, CA

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    New York Mets Outfielder (1984-85)
    Minnesota Twins Outfielder (1986-87)
    Detroit Tigers Outfielder (1988)
    Oakland Athletics Outfielder (1989)
    Oakland Athletics Scout (1990-93)
    Oakland Athletics Assistant General Manager (1993-97)
    Oakland Athletics General Manager (1997-present)


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