Quote of the Day: Tony La Russa on “Moneyball”

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Well, it’s the quote of yesterday anyway.  La Russa was asked why he put Lance Berkman in left field and Allen Craig in right field for Game 3 on Sunday night.  His answer:

“It’s my tribute to Moneyball. I’m not a big Moneyball fan. I have this little place, don’t have a big place. So what we do is we take the square footage between the right field line and center field and the square footage and from left field to center field, divide that by pi and we multiply it by bulls***, and then we pick the dugout. The field that’s closest to the dugout and that’s where Lance plays.”

“Multiply it by bulls***” would probably be the name of my fantasy team if I played fantasy baseball.