Batboy on the Worst Team Ever!

10 Year old Bobby McRainey tells of the day to day struggles as a batboy on a losingest team ever! But, when his 1951 ball club signs 5 Negro Leaguers and integrates Southern Baseball, Bobby discovers that even losing teams can have immortal moments. "...perhaps a Denzel Washington movie in this novel" --Publishers Weekly.

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About Matt Musson

Matt Musson is the creator of the Jeep Muldoon series about a boy with the unusual ability to 'Find Things.' Jeep and his pals solve mysteries and have adventures, usually with a scientific orientation. But, ultimately, Jeep's stories are about friendship and fun!

Matt has also written the acclaimed sports novel: The '51 Rocks - Batboy on the Worst Team Ever! The '51 Rocks is a fictional account of the true story of the 1951 Granite Falls Graniteers. The Graniteers were the losinest team in Baseball History. But, with 6 games left in the 1951 season - the Graniteers signed 5 Negro League players and became the first team to integrate Baseball in the Old South!

Publishers Weekly called the book ‘beguiling.' “There are some very pleasant moments (and perhaps even a Denzel Washington movie) in this novel … based on the incredible true story of the worst team in Baseball History that became the first Southern team to break the color barrier."

Matt was born in Austin, TX and grew up in San Antonio. He earned two degrees at the University of Texas and moved east to work for Ross Perot as a Systems Analyst. He has developed systems for Planters Peanuts, LifeSavers Candies, Sara Lee, and Bank of America.

Matt is currently in North Carolina developing banking software and working part-time for the Charlotte Bobcats. He has four incredible children: Skye, McClain, Granath, and Chandler. Matt collects vintage rodeo belt buckles and Indian jewelry when he is not prospecting for Carolina gold and emeralds.

He is a contributing author to the non-fiction anthology Sports in the Carolinas: From Death Valley to Tobacco Road.

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