Matt McGough '97: Still Writing Now as a Screenwriter/Investigative Journalist

Matt McGough '97: Still Writing Now as a Screenwriter/Investigative Journalist

Current Job Title and brief description of your duties and responsibilities:  Investigative Journalist/Screenwriter

Matt's latest book is "The Lazarus Flies: A Cold Case Investigation," which will be produced as a limited TV series.

Matt's first book, "Bat Boy: Coming of Age with the New York Yankees," was published in 2004 and inspired the CBS TV series "Clubhouse."

A graduate of Fordham Law School, Matt served as the legal consultant and a writer for the NBC TV series "Law and Order" for four seasons.

Williams graduation year:  1997

Degree you earned at Williams:  B.A., Political Science

How you got involved in Eph Sports Information:  Work-study job 

What you did in Eph Sports Information:  I performed various assignments over my four years at Williams, including covering swim meets and compiling football statistics.

Favorite Eph Sports Information memory:  The excitement of getting a job that entailed sports writing, a lifelong passion of mine, and the fun and camaraderie of working with likeminded Ephs.

Fun Facts: On September 4, 1993, the same day Matt moved into his dorm at Williams College as a first year, one of his favorite Yankees, Jim Abbott, pitched a no-hitter versus the Cleveland Indians in Yankee Stadium.

In 2003, Matt recounted his debut as a Yankees bat boy for a live audience at The Moth. Matt's story, "My First Day at the Yankees," has been featured repeatedly on the popular podcast "The Moth Radio Hour." Listen HERE.