December 16, 1974
The sportsman of the Year is unveiled—and extolled by George Plimpton—in an issue that also celebrates our 20th anniversary and the last 20 years in sport, an era of unprecedented change and expansion. Ron Fimrite...
April 22, 1974 | Jack Meyers
George Plimpton has played quarterback for the Detroit Lions and been bashed in the nose by old Archie Moore, but for some reason he was not pitching last week in Atlanta when Henry Aaron hit his 715th home run....
December 24, 1973 | Jonathan Yardley
George Plimpton's new book is called Mad Ducks and Bears (Random House, $7.95), but it could as easily have been titled Son of Paper Lion. It has a lot of entertaining stuff in it, but—as often happens when a writer...
January 08, 1973
THE COLTSSirs:Thank you very much for the excellent article on the Baltimore Colts (Everyone Can't Be First String, Dec. 18). George Plimpton did an outstanding job of reporting the facts of the new operating...
December 18, 1972 | John A. Meyers
If the Detroit Lions had permitted themselves a sentimental lapse 16 months ago, their most literate alumnus and our old friend George Plimpton might never have had the chance to investigate this season's perplexing...