Michael Lewis is the famed author and journalist behind the finance-must-reads Lair’s Poker and The Big Short, as well as the baseball number-crunching book Money Ball, which was turned into a film staring Brad Pitt.
Lewis was in Sydney today, speaking at a lunch organised by Fairfax Media. This is what Lewis — a former bond trader — said about seeing a room full of baseball players with no clothes on the first time, presumably when he was writing Money Ball
According to the Australian Financial Review’s live blog, he told the Audience they looked more like investment bankers than pro athletes.
“It was a really appalling sight!”
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