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DeadBorn: 3/18/1927 in New York City, New York, USA
Cause of death: apparently of a heart attack
Full name: George Ames Plimpton
Noted For: writer; participated in professional sports and other endeavors as an amateur and wrote about his experiences. Wrote Paper Lion (1966) about playing with the Detroit Lions; published in Sports Illustrated and Playboy. Editor, The Paris Review (1953-2003).