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Team preview: Columbia

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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

Kyle Smith doesn't follow baseball much anymore, but Columbia's new coach is an enthusiast of the concepts advanced by Michael Lewis in his bestseller, Moneyball. The book details how the Oakland Athletics won with a budget smaller than most teams.