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A Look Inside Major League Baseball

In The Card, the main character, Van Stone, works in the visiting clubhouse of a major league baseball team. Many of the events and scenes that take place in the book come directly from my experiences working for the Seattle Mariners.

Van spends much of his time in the dugout at Safeco Field in Seattle. From here, the mystery unfolds surrounded by the sights and sounds of professional baseball .

Back during my days on the field, the action took place in the Kingdome which has since been torn down. It was no less glamorous for the batboy named
The Kingdome during the All Star Game
Jim Devitt as it is for Van Stone in the current Young Adult novel series.

Let's take a look at the inside of the clubhouse. One of the highlights during my run as a batboy was the All-Star Game which just happened to be in Seattle during my tenure.

Lockers are unpacked awaiting the All Star Team
The National League All Stars invaded Seattle before the days of inter-league play and twenty-four hour baseball networks. It was a chance for a rare glimpse into the other league. 

During the regular season, million dollar athletes made a home of the visiting clubhouse for three days at a time. As a batboy or clubhouse attendant, I was
involved in all sorts of adventures from going on chicken runs for Wade Boggs to making sure that Tom Seaver had his favorite b
On the road with the Mariners

It was a dream job for a kid, but it also taught me many life lessons. To read more about my days in the Kingdome and Major League Baseball, visit my blog to see a series of posts and pictures.
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The Scorecard
Van Stone's adventure continues with The Scorecard, due out April 2014. The story picks up where The Card ended. Most of your favorite characters are back as Van continues his quest for the truth.
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