Roberto Clemente is the central figure in Field Notes Brand Books first release, A Drive into the Gap.. The book’s author, Kevin Guilfoile, tells us why the real hero of the book is Pittsburgh father and fan, Lou Schmitt, who recently passed away.
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March 24th, 2013 by Jim Coudal
December 14th, 2012 by Jim Coudal
Forty years ago, Roberto Clemente slashed a double into left-center field, recording his 3000th regular season career hit. Three months later he would be dead. Clemente’s at-bat is the central incident in Kevin Guilfoile’s book, A Drive into the Gap, the first title from the publishing imprint of our Field Notes Brand. The book has garnered great reviews and is a story about baseball and memory, and fathers and sons. See a film and read an excerpt from A Drive into the Gap here. News: ESPN: The Magazine has just published long excerpt of the book, plus video features, in this month’s Hall of Fame issue.
December 6th, 2012 by Jim Coudal
Kevin Guilfoile, author of A Drive into the Gap from Field Notes Brand Books sits in with Rick Kogan this afternoon from 3-4 CST on The Afternoon Shift from Chicago Public Radio. Tune in to 91.5 or listen live from the WBEZ site.
December 3rd, 2012 by Jim Coudal
No one ever has the full story, about anything, even something so widely known and seen. That doesn’t stop Guilfoile’s protagonists — and he is one, grappling with his own recollections — from imprinting themselves with a false memory.
From a lovely review of Kevin Guilfoile’s A Drive into the Gap by Walter Biggins at Bookslut. More on the book, including a film and excerpt can be found here.
October 2nd, 2012 by Jim Coudal
Author Kevin Guilfoile spoke with Ed Randall of WFAN in New York over the weekend about the 40th anniversary of Roberto Clemente’s 3000th hit and the first publication from Field Notes Brand Books, A Drive into the Gap.
Check an actual-size photo of the bat that is at the center of the whole story.
If you’ve already read Kevin Guilfoile’s A Drive into the Gap, you’ll want to check out an actual-size photograph of the Roberto Clemente bat featured in the story. If you haven’t read the book, perhaps the photo will pique your interest. Kevin’s also curating a Tumblr page to share photos, stories, and artifacts relevant to the book.