The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg - Prologue and Chapters 1-2 Summary & Analysis

Nicholas Dawidoff
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A sports fan who writes for such magazines as Sports Illustrated, Nicholas Dawidoff has many things in common with Moe Berg, the most obvious being their love of sports and their Ivy League educations. This is Nicholas Dawidoff's first book.

Prologue. Many people think of Moe Berg in many different ways. Linda McCarthy, CIA museum curator, idolizes Moe Berg. Allan Siegal, assistant managing editor of the New York Times, receives letters from someone claiming to be Moe Berg, correcting his grammar. Charles Owen collects Moe Berg paraphernalia, including pictures and papers given to him by Sam Berg, Moe's brother. George Allen, an antiquarian bookshop owner, thinks Moe Berg is a fraud.

Chapter 1. The Public Berg: Professor Moe. John Kieran, a sports columnist, created the public Moe Berg. Whenever Kieran had little to write about, he would write about Moe...

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