Pitt & Hill Glad Real-Life Baseball Guys Love Moneybal

November 29th, 2011

Contactmusic.com
Nov. 29, 2011

Moneyball co-stars Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill were thrilled by the response to the movie from the baseball experts they portray in the film as they were desperate for the pair’s approval.

The two stars got to know Billy Beane, former general manager of California’s Oakland Athletics baseball team, and statistics expert Paul DePodesta while researching the film about sporting sabermetrics and they all became friends.

When the movie was released in America earlier this year (11), Pitt and Hill were just as keen to impress Beane and DePodesta as they were film critics.

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