Billy Beane: There are rich teams and there are poor teams, then there's fifty-feet of crap, and then there's us.
The NBA arena adjacent to the Oakland ballpark has the Oracle label on the exterior. At the time, the venue was simply known as The Arena in Oakland. Oracle purchased the naming rights in 2006.
Although it isn't shown in the film, Billy Beane managed, by using Paul DePodesto's sabermetric analysis, to get thirteen of the twenty players he wanted in the 2002 amateur draft. At the time, this was unprecedented; no GM before had ever finished the draft with more than six of their top choices, and most GMs are lucky to even get their top two or three choices.