Granite Falls Graniteers

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The Granite Falls Graniteers were a Western Carolina League baseball team based in Granite Falls, North Carolina, United States that existed for only one season, 1951. They used five different managers and won only 14 games, while losing 96.[1] The team was the subject of a book entitled, "The Rocks: The True Story of the Worst Team in Baseball History!" as they had the worst record in history.[2]


The Graniteers' stadium was M.S. Deal Stadium in Granite Falls, which was then called High School Park.[3] The stadium is still standing on what is now the campus of Granite Falls Middle School.


  1. ^ "Granite Falls, North Carolina Encyclopedia".
  2. ^ "Wilt Browning- NC Sports HOF". Archived from the original on 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  3. ^ "High School Park in Granite Falls, NC history and teams on".