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"The Giants won’t take McCurdy, right?" says Billy. The San Francisco Giants had the twenty-fifth...

"The Giants won’t take McCurdy, right?" says Billy. The San Francisco Giants had the twenty-fifth pick, the only pick between the A’s next two. "Take Blanton with 24 and McCurdy with 26." "Swisher and Blanton and McCurdy," says Erik "This is unfair." He clicks the button on the speakerphone, and his voice shaking like a man calling in to say he holds the winning Lotto ticket, takes Blanton with the twenty-fourth pick, pauses while the Giants make their pick, then takes McCurdy,

Lewis, Michael. Moneyball (p. 114). Norton. Kindle Edition (Spoiler: The Giants took Matt Cain.)
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