The Only Rule Is It Has To Work is a great story about a minor league baseball team being taken over by two sabermetricians. It addresses one of the big questions of our time: to what extent can statistics and data science replace intuitive human judgement?  This is obviously Moneyball territory, but if it was just a repeat of that great book and movie, it wouldn’t be all that interesting. I won’t spoil the story, but there’s an important lesson here, and its more about communication than it is about analytics. For the quick version, see the author’s article in the New York Times, What Happens When Baseball-Stats Nerds Run a Pro Team?