In past years the San Francisco Giants minor league system was much maligned. However, the system has produced several outstanding players on the current roster such as Buster Posey, Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford, Madison Bumgarner,...Show More Summary
World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring training home by beating the champion San Francisco Giants 9-4 Tuesday.
March has arrived! For the first time since Madison Bumgarner's October heroics, we're going to have some live baseball games this week. The majority of teams have playoff aspirations, but for those to come true, key players will need...Show More Summary
Here's Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner—a man who wore jeans to his wedding—dressed up as Paul Bunyan for the team's magazine. (The ox isn't blue, but close enough.) Bumgarner doesn't even look that goofy in the getup. He looks like he's found his calling. Read more...
San Francisco Giants pitcher and living American myth Madison Bumgarner continued adding to the tall tale that is his life by channeling Paul Bunyan for a photo shoot at spring training Monday. The Giants tweeted an image of Bumgarner dressed up lumberjack style and standing next to an ox. Show More Summary
Before the San Francisco Giants enjoyed their third parade in five years, before a Chevrolet executive memorably advised World Series most valuable player Madison Bumgarner he had won a truck equipped with "technology and stuff," before the "Mad Bum" underwear hit the stores, the Giants' ace...
Hitting may put fans in the stands, but pitching still wins championships, and that was never more clear than last season when Madison Bumgarner led the San Francisco Giants to a World Series title. It's been a busy offseason on the pitching market, with Max Scherzer and Jon Lester heading this year's free-agent class of starters. Show More Summary
Coming together for what appears to be a summit of America's leading horse lords, Madison Bumgarner and Jason Momoa recently joined each other to drink a beer in a stable. Where this stable is—or why the San Francisco Giants pitcherShow More Summary
There are really just 24 spots up for grabs on this list. Everyone knows who claims the No. 1 spot in the rankings of the 25 greatest baseball players under 25. There won't be any sightings of Madison Bumgarner or Giancarlo Stanton,Show More Summary
San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, who dominated the baseball postseason, was chosen the Associated Press 2014 Male Athlete of the Year.
The 2014 Major League Baseball season has been over for two months, but San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is still reaping the rewards for his postseason heroics. On Tuesday, he was named the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year. Show More Summary
Madison Bumgarner sat in the outfield alongside Jake Peavy before Game 7 of the World Series and told his teammate what needed to happen.
Madison Bumgarner, 25, honored as Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year, showed up to accept the honor in the first suit he has ever owned, according to Tom Verducci of SI. Bumgarner hails from rural North Carolina, and even wore blue jeans at his own wedding. Show More Summary
Imagine if Mark Twain and Grantland Rice drank rye by a bonfire all night and attempted to come up with an American folk hero for the modern sports era. They could conjure up a backcountry, bull-wrangling giant capable of winning the...Show More Summary
If you were to judge Sports Illustrated's big Sportsman of the Year feature on Madison Bumgarner simply by the magazine's cover and Tom Verducci's lede—"In one of Earth's great hardwood forests, that wind swoops and soars through white...Show More Summary
San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner captured Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year Award after leading his team to their third World Series in five years. Bumgarner, who now lives in Dudley Shoals, North Carolina, on a 140 acre farm, was born in a log cabin that his father built in Hickory North Carolina. Show More Summary
Madison Bumgarner is a three-time World Series champion, a post-season legend, and now, the answer to the ridiculous trivia question: Which pro athlete once dated Madison Bumgarner? Yes, Bumgarner once dated a girl who shares his name, according to Tom Verducci's Sports Illustrated profile of the San Francisco Giants ace. Show More Summary
"No relation, I'm sure of it," he noted. You should read Tom Verducci's profile on Madison Bumgarner for Sports Illustrated's "Sportsman of the Year" award because it's fantastic and well-written, because it's a compelling look into the personal life of one of the best pitchers in baseball. Show More Summary
In case anyone was worried that Royals fans were getting over the team’s heartbreaking World Series loss too quickly, our sportsy
In a year that featured numerous groundbreaking exploits by athletes off the field, Sports Illustrated decided to keep it on the field in selecting its 2014 Sportsman of the Year. The legendary publication honored San Francisco Giants...Show More Summary