Who was Moe Berg? Merely a major baseball league catcher who spoke fifteen languages and spied for his country in World War II. He has no brass plaque at the Baseball Hall of Fame, but they display his Medal of Merit.
I watched last night’s Washington Nationals–Boston Red Sox game with a Red Sox fan named Hank, whose reactions may be of interest to baseball fans in general, as a suggestion of how the game is managed by some folks these days.
Top second, Nats 1, Sox 0
Hank: “Your team looks pretty good. I think they’ll win.”
RL: “Just wait.”
Bottom fourth, Nats 2, Sox 2
Hank: “Bases loaded, one out. Lannan the pitcher’s up next. You need runs now. Hernandez is fast and the infield’s back—why not squeeze?”