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- By Taylor Plimpton – My father’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, shouldn’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 the AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Festival in Washington, D.C. The premiere showing is on … Continue reading

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Introduction to the New Journal

intro The filmmakers and producers created The New Journal to introduce and reintroduce George Plimpton's work. As an ode to Plimpton, exclusive interviews with modern writers and first-person stories are presented.

Bogey Man

Bogey Man

WARNING: If your golfing mind is fragile, reading George Plimpton’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.

One More July

One More July

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 Curry’s chance to end his NFL career where it began. Plimpton is the author, but Curry’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.

Open Net

Open Net

In Open Net George Plimpton joined “The Union,” a historic transcontinental hockey goaltending brotherhood of men and boys.

Out of My League

Out of My League

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.

Paper Lion

Paper Lion

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.

Paris Review

Paris Review

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.

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