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Monday, July 31, 2006

Hitman? He couldn't even hit a baseball

Fun fact from the recent Oppenheimer bio I'm reading: Worried the Nazis might complete the atomic bomb first, Oppie floated the possibility of kidnapping his opposite number, Heisenberg. The military began plotting Heisenberg's assassination, and baseball's most famous benchwarmer, Moe Berg, was dispatched to tail him. Berg ultimately didn't proceed with the hit, as he couldn't determine Heisenberg's position and his speed at the same time.


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