2015 Moe Berg
The Catcher Who Was a Spy
This week we honor the man who inspired the creation of Baseball PhD – Moe Berg (1902 – 1972). Moe Berg got his PhD in life – through baseball. Berg spoke 12 languages travelled the world, played in the major leagues and served as America’s foremost atomic spy during World War II. Berg knew about the existence of America’s atomic bomb before President Truman! Discover his story as Ralph Berger, Louis Jacobson, Chuck Brodsky, Linda McCarthy and our PhD Committee remember Moe Berg.