The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg Topics for Discussion

Nicholas Dawidoff
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Who is Moe Berg? What are the differing opinions of Moe Berg that are presented in the prologue? Why are there so many differing opinions of Moe? What made Moe stand out among the baseball players of his era? Why did the press focus so much on Moe, who, by all accounts, was a mediocre baseball player through most of his career? Why does the author chose to devote an entire chapter of the book discussing John Keiran's use of Moe in his sports column during Moe's career?

Why did Moe's father not allow Yiddish to be spoken in his home? How did this ignorance of his own religion impact Moe later in his life? How did Moe react to intolerance against him as it was presented at Princeton? How many other times in his life did Moe use or hide behind his religion? For what reason...

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