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Stolen Turtles?

Okay, this is too weird. This spring Random House Children’s Books released Ballpark Mysteries book #8 – The Missing Marlin. The book is set in Miami, and features the really cool fish tanks in the Miami Marlin’s baseball stadium. An important part of the plot relates to a character who is stealing and trafficking in … Continue reading »

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Stolen Turtles?

Why would anyone want to steal turtles? Kate and I never thought about stolen turtles until we took a trip to the Miami Marlin’s neat baseball stadium with huge fish tanks. You can read about it in our book The Missing Marlin. But we couldn’t believe it when we read a news story recently about … Continue reading »

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Video fan mail

Kate and I just received this great video from Luke, one of the Ballpark Mysteries biggest fans. He’s happy to be reading the Ballpark Mysteries and has a suggestion for us on what ballpark we need to go to next…

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Great list of mystery books for children

Looking for a good mystery for your son or daughter? Check out this great list of mysteries (including, of course, one of the Ballpark Mysteries) for kids.

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The San Francisco Splash

The latest Ballpark Mystery is out! It”s called The San Francisco Splash: In it, Mike and Kate You can sign up for ObamaCare’s marketplaces by finding your State’s health marketplace or going directly to healthcare. go to San Francisco to see a baseball game with Kate”s father, but soon they”re searching for a missing … Continue reading »

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Great Update to Classic Baseball Routine

Here”s a great update to Abbott and Costello”s classic “Who”s on First” baseball comedy routine…  

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The Astro Outlaw

Wow. It’s hard to believe that Kate and I have been on four cool ballpark adventures so far. Last year we shared our trips to Boston, New York City, and Los Angeles with you. But we’ve got something really, really neat. Our fourth book is out today! It’s called THE ASTRO OUTLAW! Last year, when … Continue reading »

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David Ortiz is a Fan!

Looks like Red Sox star slugger David Ortiz is a fan! We sent along some copies of The Fenway Foul-Up to the Red Sox, and apparently David”s son enjoyed the book (along with a copy of Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse, in which Mr. Ortiz plays a big part!). So David sent back this … Continue reading »

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Westwinds Windup

Today, I was at the Westwind Bookshop in Duxbury, Mass, in between Boston and Cape Cod. I had quite a crowd for the reading and book signing–see for yourself:             Next up–New York!

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First Pitch at Portland Sea Dogs Game

Mr. Kelly (the author of the Ballpark Mysteries) got invited to Portland, Maine to throw out the first pitch at last Saturday’s game. Here’s a picture of him doing it. While he’s a pretty good writer, it certainly doesn’t look like any of the Sea Dogs pitching staff have to worry about their jobs. Maybe … Continue reading »

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