Episode 19 – Morris “Moe” Berg

In Episode 19, we discuss the mysterious life of “Moe” Berg. He grew up in Brooklyn then made his way into Major League Baseball. He was a constant student that could speak seven languages. This came in handy after baseball when he (allegedly) became a spy for the United States Government. LISTEN TO EPISODE 19 HERE.

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  1. The Catcher was a spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg, by Nicolas Dawidoff: https://books.google.com.do/books?id=kAHo0DTDC_UC&printsec=copyright#v=onepage&q&f=false
  2. Playing Ball With the O.S.S.by Dick Teresi: http://www.nytimes.com/1994/07/24/books/playing-ball-with-the-oss.html?pagewanted=all
  3. “Moe Berg” by Ralph Berger: https://sabr.org/bioproj/person/e1e65b3b
  4. Moe Berg wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moe_Berg
  5. “Moe Berg (1902-1972) Baseball Player and Spy, by Debbie Foulkes: https://forgottennewsmakers.com/2011/09/15/moe-berg-1902-1972-baseball-player-spy/
  6. Moe Berg, Class of 1923: Baseball Player, World War II Spy, by RBSC Manuscripts Division: https://blogs.princeton.edu/manuscripts/2012/04/02/moe-berg-class-of-1923-baseball-player-world-war-ii-spy/
  7. Moe Berg: Catcher and spy, by Nick Acocella: http://www.espn.com/classic/biography/s/Berg_Moe.html
  8. Moe Berg: Sportsman, Scholar, Spy, CIA : https://www.cia.gov/news-information/featured-story-archive/2013-featured-story-archive/moe-berg.html
  9. ESPN Sports Century – Moe Berg, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vywOwtLisRw

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