Affectionately known as “Mad Bum”; Bumgarner has easily been in the top few starting pitchers in all of baseball, since given the opportunity to start in 2010. Some of the successes he has enjoyed includes, 3 World Series rings, an MVP of the World Series award and 4 All Star Game appearances.
The North Carolina product, who is just 28 is sure to go down in folklore as a heroic pitcher, in what is annually a very tough National League West Division, as he calls San Francisco Giants his team. He was drafted as a 1st rounder and 10th overall, in the 2007 draft, by the Giants, and then agreed to an extremely team friendly contract of 6 years and $35 Million, with two further years of team options. Undisputedly, he will make far more than this when he does reach free agency, at the age of 30, where he surely will be staring down a 9-digit contract, with at least 5 years control.
Madison Bumgarner Religion
Madison grew up in a nuclear family, where his mother Debbie was quite religious, in the Christian faith and passed these ideologies on to her son. Bumgarner is a Baptist Christian and is described to be very deep in his beliefs and he does appear to have the qualities instilled in him, as he lives a modest life, with his wife, of 8 years.
Madison Bumgarner Political Views
It does not appear as though Bumgarner supports any political parties publicly, as he is focused on baseball, and his familial life. His father also does not appear to be overly interested in politics as he raised Madison with the impetus on baseball.
Madison Bumgarner Hobbies
Bumgarner having been bought up in a rural environment has interests such as dirk bike riding, which infamously led to him missing several months of the 2017 season, when he had an accident. He has a 100-acre ranch where he resides in the offseason with his family, in North Carolina, and is known to fall trees during his down time. For one of his wife’s birthdays Bumgarner purchased her a cow, which surely indicates their family has interests in livestock and a rural lifestyle.
Madison Bumgarner doesn’t appear to have much interest in social media, as online accounts under his name cannot be found, which would make sense given his lifestyle. He grew up in a town called “Bumtown” as there were so many people with the surname of Bumgarner in the town, who had migrated from Germany. He was also known as “Maddie” in his school days. He was also noted on a list of 100 to remember male athletes, which included luminaries such as Michael Jordan, Carl Eller and Jim Beatty.
Born on August the 1st constitutes Bumgarner as a Leo.
Who Is He Dating?
Madison married Ali Saunders in February 2010, on Valentines’ Day, she joins him in San Francisco during the season, while they reside on the aforementioned ranch, in the offseason. Saunders who is now known as Ali Bumgarner shares the same hometown as Madison and the pair are known as Highschool sweethearts. Ali like Madison loves the outdoors, as was a lifeguard in the town of Lenoir.