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The amazing life of Moe Berg

catcher, scholar, spy

by Tricia Andryszewski

  • 20 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Millbrook Press in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Berg, Moe, 1902-1972 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Berg, Moe, 1902-1972.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Spies -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Spies.,
    • Baseball players.

    • About the Edition

      Traces the life of a man who managed two successful careers, as a baseball player and as a secret agent during World War II.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-122) and index.

      StatementTricia Andryszewski.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD810.S8 B46925 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p. :
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1277151M
      ISBN 101562946102
      LC Control Number95008828
      OCLC/WorldCa32396439

        And yet “The Catcher Was a Spy” undersells every major moment in Berg’s life. There are no big heroic moments, the suspense is muted, the romance is sidelined, and the stakes relatively Author: Wrap Staff. Moe Berg was the third and last child of Bernard Berg, a pharmacist, and Rose Tashker, both Jewish, who lived in the Harlem section of New York City, a few blocks from the Polo Grounds. In the Berg family moved to the Roseville section of Newark because Bernard wanted to live in a less Jewish neighborhood.   The answer was simple: Berg was a US spy. Speaking 15 languages—including Japanese—Moe Berg had two loves: baseball and spying. In Tokyo, garbed in a kimono, Berg took flowers to the daughter of an American diplomat being treated in St. Luke’s Hospital–the tallest building in the Japanese capital.


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