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George Ames Plimpton (18 March 1927 – 25 September 2003) was an American actor, editor, journalist and writer. He wrote often about sports (particularly baseball) and founded the The Paris Review. He played one of the psychiatrists in the 1997 film Good Will Hunting.
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- A deep, deep sadness. You know there's a theologian named Michael Novack who's quoted as saying that 'a community is better off losing its opera house, or its museum, or its CHURCH' — here's a theologian speaking — 'than its ball team'. Brooklyn has never been the same since the Dodgers were taken away.
- In Ken Burns' 1994 documentary Baseball discussing his reaction to and opinion of the relocation of the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles for the 1958 MLB season.