Brad Mangin is a freelance sports photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He shot his first San Francisco Giants game in 1987 for the Contra Costa Times. Mangin worked for legendary sports photographer Neil Leifer as a staffer at the National Sports Daily, shot 10 Sports Illustrated covers, and photographed 20 World Series. He donated his archive of over 120,000 baseball photographs to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. Previously, Mangin and Brian Murphy coauthored Worth the Wait, Never. Say. Die., and Championship Blood. Mangin also published Instant Baseball: The Baseball Instagrams of Brad Mangin. He lives in Pleasanton, California, with his cat, Willie.