One of machine learning's most popular application is to pro-sports. And a lot of people who are into sports love looking at the player statistics. This movie is the story of how the Oakland's baseball team in 2002 completely overhauled their approach to select the team using numbers against the advice of the experienced scouts. They changed the game of baseball forever, for the better!
Give it a watch when you guys have time!
P.S.: I couldn't find a link to the full movie available for free, so the link is to the trailer on YouTube.