Andrew Baggarly is a multi-platform journalist and author who has covered Major League Baseball for the past 18 years, including the last 11 seasons on the San Francisco Giants beat for the Oakland Tribune, San Jose Mercury News, Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area and KNBR-AM 680. Prior to that, he covered the Dodgers and Angels beats for newspapers in Southern California. He has covered a four-home run game, a perfect game, four no-hitters and multiple World Series and All-Star Games. He is a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America, a Hall of Fame voter, served as an official scorer for the 2007 All-Star Game at AT&T Park and wrote the bestselling “A Band of Misfits” about the Giants’ 2010 World Series championship season. Baggarly, 39, was born in Naperville, Ill., and graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.