The spy who played baseball is the story of moe berg a real life major league baseball player of the 1930s carrie joness picture book karben 569 tells the story of this quietly brilliant man who studied at princeton and would exchange tactical remarks with his college team mates in latin during baseball games. The spy who played baseball kindle edition by carrie jones gary cherrington download it once and read it on your kindle device pc phones or tablets use features like bookmarks note taking and highlighting while reading the spy who played baseball. I knew very little of moe berg before i picked up a copy of the spy who played baseball carrie jones tells the story of a quirky jewish kid who went on to learn seven languages including greek and latin attend law school at an ivy league play major league baseball and enlist as a spy during wwii in order to gain intelligence about nazi controlled europe. Moe berg is not a typical baseball player hes jewish which is very unusual for the major leagues in the 1930s he has a law degree speaks several languages and loves traveling the world he also happens to be a spy for the us government when world war ii begins moe trades his baseball career for a life of danger and secrecy. The spy who played major league baseball caption source but the player called the strangest man ever to play baseball by hall of fame manager casey stengel had made a career of being
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