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Michael Lewis talks on book/movie 'Moneyball'

Updated: September 21, 2011, 2:05 PM ET
By Lynn Hoppes

Michael Lewis, author of the best-selling "Moneyball" book that comes out as a movie Friday, said he has two very different emotions about the project.

"With the book, I know it's mine, all mine, and I have enormous personal pride," said Lewis, who wrote the 2003 book about the cash-strapped Oakland Athletics. "The movie is not mine. I'm watching someone else's work. I have a different relationship toward that."

Lewis grudgingly watched the movie starring Brad ...

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