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(Photo courtesy Irwin Berg)

His life was such an incredible story even a Hollywood screenwriter couldn’t have invented it. He graduated from Princeton, played major league baseball, learned a dozen languages, and became a U.S. spy during World War II.

He did that that and more in the 1920’s, 30’s, and 40’s, despite the fact as a Jew he had to overcome the era’s rampant anti-semitism.

Yet Moe Berg’s story has been virtually forgotten.