Documentary | The Spy Behind Home Plate tells the story of a highly talented but unhappy ballplayer
by Sharon Dierberger
Posted 9/12/19, 04:32 pm
The Golden Age of Baseball conjures up black-and-white images of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. Another player of the 1920s and 1930s is not most recognizable but is arguably most enigmatic.
Moe Berg played on five major league teams over 15 years, mostly as a catcher. But as the title of a recent documentary, The Spy Behind Home Plate, foretells, Berg wasn’t known only for his rocket arm.