Backstop: A Baseball Love Story in Nine Innings by J. Conrad Guest
Approx. 70,370 words.
Published on December 31, 2009 by
Second Wind Publishing, LLC.
Told in his own words during the seventh game of the World Series, Backstop chronicles his
rookie year, finds romance, and reveals the heartbreak he endured in the aftermath of his adulterous affair. You’ll cheer for Backstop as he plays the most important game of his career, haunted by the ghost of his father, and fights to win back the heart of the woman he loves more than the game.