The Catcher was a Spy

Selected date

Tuesday June 19

Selected time

6:30 PM  –  10:30 PM

See it first at the Putnam!


The Catcher Was a Spy

Tuesday, June 19th 7:30 pm with a 15 minute pre-recorded show prior to the film and 30 minute post show interview with the cast!


NYFCS Featured Guests:

Paul Rudd



This gripping, stranger-than-fiction espionage thriller brings to life the incredible true story of Moe Berg, the professional baseball player who became a World War II spy. A Jewish, Princeton-educated, multilingual catcher for the Boston Red Sox with a closely-guarded private life, the enigmatic Berg (Paul Rudd) was already a man of mystery when, in 1944, the US government's wartime intelligence agency enlisted his services. His mission: go behind enemy lines in Europe to assassinate the Nazi's chief nuclear scientist before the Germans develop an atomic bomb. Trading in his catcher's mitt for a trench coat, Berg must rely on his formidable, steel-trap intellect in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse—with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Jeff Daniels, Paul Giamatti, and Sienna Miller costar in this remarkable slice of forgotten history.