Are Paul DePodesta and Billy Beane friends?
DEPODESTA: Billy and I remain close. Though he provided me a startling opportunity and taught me an incredible amount, our friendship has never centered solely on baseball. Our relationship has always been more fraternal than professional, and I think that will always be the case.
Where is Paul DePodesta now?
DePodesta, now in his sixth season with the Browns, will be exploring solutions alongside Executive Vice President and GM Andrew Berry and coach Kevin Stefanski in the coming months.
Is Billy Beane still married?
Beane is married to Tara Beane. The couple has twins Brayden Beane and Tinsley Beane. Beane attended the University of California, San Diego, during the baseball off-seasons of his playing career.
Is Jonah Hill’s character in Moneyball real?
Though Sorkin took some liberties bringing Peter Brand to the screen, the analytics pioneer Paul DePodesta continues to influence professional sports. Jonah Hill’s character in Moneyball, Peter Brand, has an intriguing real-life story, beginning with the fact that his real name is in fact Paul DePodesta.
What does Billy Beane do now?
The 59-year-old Beane is the current executive vice president of baseball operations for the Oakland Athletics — an organization he has spent the last 31 years with, first joining as a scout in 1990 before he was named general manager after the 1997 season.
Did Billy Beane’s daughter write a song?
The film Moneyball (2011), starring Brad Pitt as Billy Beane, ends with Beane listening to a recording of his daughter singing a song. It is a touching moment connected to an earlier scene in the film where she sang the song for him in a guitar store.
How did Billy Beane get Paul DePodesta?
Paul DePodesta graduated from Harvard with an economics degree before working as a scout for Cleveland, where he was plucked by Billy Beane to come personally fix the Oakland A’s.