What can Moneyball teach us about the debate over racial preferences?

October 22, 2014 | By WENCONG FA

Some things are accepted as so obvious that people rarely ask whether they are true. Take baseball for example. There used to be a time when fans and managers alike hyped up a pitcher as a “winner,” a batter as “clutch,” or a player known for making diving stops as a “great fielder.” Then, as … ...