He pitched to Willie Mays, suited up for the Celtics, stepped into the ring with Archie Moore and even took a few snaps as quarterback for the Detroit Lions. But George Plimpton was no athlete. In fact, he was cut from every team he tried out for in college. With wit, charm and a skillful pen, this participatory journalist created a life that many could only dream of. In this sensational tale of one of the greatest storytellers in history, Plimpton's astounding literary career—from the pages of Paris Review to Sports Illustrated—is captured in heartwarming footage and intimate personal interviews with those who knew and loved him.