- By Taylor Plimpton – My fatherâ€™s voice was like one of those supposedly extinct deep-sea creatures that wash up on the shores of Argentina every now and then. It came from a different era, shouldnâ€™t have still existed, but … Continue reading
Tickets are available for the world premiere of Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself. The documentary film about the man who did it all will be at theÂ AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Festival in Washington, D.C. The premiere showing is on … Continue reading
WARNING: If your golfing mind is fragile, reading George Plimptonâ€™s The Bogey Man could further worsen your game. But if your handicap can handle it, the book relays universal golf experiences from a month on the PGA Tour.
The book follows Curry and Plimpton as they drive together in a burgundy Volvo from Louisville to De Pere, Wisc., site of the Green Bay Packers training camp and Curryâ€™s chance to end his NFL career where it began. Plimpton is the author, but Curryâ€™s eloquent voice, recorded on tape as they drove, does most of the work as he takes us on a Memory Lane tour of his 10 years in the NFL.
In Open Net George Plimpton joined â€śThe Union,â€ť a historic transcontinental hockey goaltending brotherhood of men and boys.
Most people wonder what it would be like to step on the mound in a big league stadium, stare down at an All-Star batter and throw him a curve. George Plimpton did it and he wrote about it in Out of My League.
The 36-year-old rookie out of Harvard failed to become the Detroit Lions third-string quarterback in training camp in 1963. But Plimpton did produce Paper Lion, a bestseller, which has never left the conversation of the greatest sports books of all-time.
George Plimpton played quarterback for an NFL team. He pitched to All-Stars at Yankee Stadium. He took punches from a boxing champion. As a writer, he sold millions of books. But The Paris Review was his life.