I wish Michael Lewis wrote books about the Reds.
Anyway, here is the chat:
Matt McCracken (Belmont, CA): Will Joe Morgan ever relize that you wrote the book, not Billy? He still refers to it as Billy's book, while at the same time admitting that he's never even read it; and he continues still to judge the book's contents. When will he stop letting facts getting in the way of his opinions?
Michael Lewis: And the funny thing about that, from my point of view, is that Billy Beane had no clue what the book was about until he saw the galleys--and got upset with me. In fairness to Joe Morgan--though why start now?-a lot of sports books are as-told-to affairs. He probably has never been fully exposed to the old fashioned idea of the author.