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The Catcher Was a Spy : The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg
by Nicholas Dawidoff


Overview - The only Major League ballplayer whose baseball card is on display at the headquarters of the CIA, Moe Berg has the singular distinction of having both a 15-year career as a catcher for such teams as the New York Robins and the Chicago White Sox and that of a spy for the OSS during World War II.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The only Major League ballplayer whose baseball card is on display at the headquarters of the CIA, Moe Berg has the singular distinction of having both a 15-year career as a catcher for such teams as the New York Robins and the Chicago White Sox and that of a spy for the OSS during World War II. Here, Dawidoff provides "a careful and sympathetic biography" (Chicago Sun-Times) of this enigmatic man. Photos.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780679762898
  • ISBN-10: 0679762892
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: June 1995
  • Page Count: 480
  • Dimensions: 7.98 x 5.16 x 0.97 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.03 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Political
Books > History > Military - World War II
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