Moe Berg

November 11, 2010 by  
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Episode 36 - 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.

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Moe Berg – Discover His Story

November 3, 2010 by  
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Moe Berg - Discover his story

Episode 36

Our next podcast will be about the man who inspired the creation of Baseball PhD – Moe Berg.  It all started on Sunday, April 19, 2009 when Baseball PhD’s future creator, Ed Kasputis was at Citi Field.  Ed was with his family and friend from Philadelphia, David Drubin watching the first Sunday game at the Mets beautiful new ball park.

“It was the 6th inning when David Drubin starting telling me about the incredible story of Moe Berg,” said Ed Kasputis.  A few days later, Drubin mailed a book about Berg to Kasputis.  “I read the first half of the book and came up with the idea of Baseball PhD,” said Kasputis.  “Just like Moe Berg, I wanted to get a PhD in life – through baseball.

Our Moe Berg podcast will be released on Friday, November 12th.  Let’s discover his story together.

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