This Day in Jewish History 1923: A Baseball Player-cum-spy Signs His First Contract

Moe Berg may not have had the best batting average, but he did speak seven languages, hold a law degree, and spy on Nazis during the war.

On June 27, 1923, Moe Berg signed his first contract as a major-league baseball player, earning a $5,000 salary with the Brooklyn Robins. His debut game...