Joe Konte began his career working as a reporter at a chain of newspapers in San Mateo County before going on to the Davis
Enterprise, where he was a reporter and then news editor. He is now news editor at the Marin Independent Journal,
where he has also held positions of city and sports editor. As sports editor,
Konte won national Associated Press awards for best daily sections, Sunday sections,
and special sections. Konte has been a follower of the Giants–Dodgers rivalry since watching the clubs play in their first year out west in 1958. He is a native of San Francisco, and lives in Mill Valley, California, with his wife,
Bruce Jenkins has written for the San Francisco Chronicle since 1973 and has been a sports columnist since 1989. He has covered 25 World Series.
Steve Dilbeck has covered sports in Southern California for more than 25 years, including seven years on the Dodgers beat. He has been a Dodgers blogger for the Los Angeles Times for nearly four years.