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'Moneyball' has 6 noms, including Picture, Actor

Updated: January 25, 2012, 3:45 PM ET
By Patrick Dorsey

The Oscar nominations are here! And they pretty much confirm it:

"Moneyball" is the new Moneyball.

• Billy Beane and the Oakland A's ignored the naysayers in creating a star-free 2002 lineup; producers Rachael Horovitz and Michael De Luca ignored the naysayers to turn an all-but-unfilmable book into a movie.

• The Moneyball A's went through some early struggles (a 19-25 start); the "Moneyball" production team went through some early struggles ...

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