Books

George Plimpton training with the Detroit Lions at Cranbrook Academy, Bloomfield Hills, MI (March 1963)

A gentleman of letters competes with the players

6 August 2016 9:00 am

George Plimpton threw himself into the game and turned sports journalism into an art. Ben Markovits welcomes the reissue of six of his classics

Lake Michigan days

7 January 2012 10:00 am

It is probably hard to enjoy this new big novel from America without some understanding of the shortstop’s position on…