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Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bumgarner Named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman Of The Year After Postseason Heroics

The editors of Sports Illustrated have made their selection for the most outstanding athlete of 2014, and nodbody who watch the World Series will be surprised to hear it’s Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants.

12/08/2014

World Series - San Francisco Giants v Kansas City Royals - Game Seven

Giants World Series Heroics Captured In Bizarre Taiwanese Animation

The hyperbole has been flowing ever since Madison Bumgarner shut down the Kansas City Royals (again) to give the Giants their third World Series in five years, but nobody has gone so far as to compare him to an indestructible ‘Terminator 2′ cyborg villain, until now.

11/03/2014

World Series - Kansas City Royals v San Francisco Giants - Game Five

Jockey Marketing ‘MAD BUM’ Underpants In Honor Of Giants Ace

The World Series MVP not only scored his own Chevy truck and lifelong fame as the greatest post-season pitcher this year, he also received his very own, custom-made skivvies.

10/30/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 10: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants is tagged out at home plate by catcher Wilson Ramos #40 of the Washington Nationals in the bottom of the sixth inning at AT&T Park on June 10, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Sandoval was attempting to score from second base on a base hit to right field from Brandon Crawford. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Nationals Snap Bumgarner’s Streak With 2-1 Win Over Giants

Doug Fister flipped the script from his last start in San Francisco during the 2012 World Series, tossing seven scoreless innings to help the Washington Nationals beat Madison Bumgarner and the Giants 2-1 on Tuesday night.

06/10/2014

Michael Morse #38 of the San Francisco Giants his a two-run home run in the second inning of the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on June 5, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Bumgarner Wins 6th Straight; Giants Pound Reds 6-1

Left-hander Madison Bumgarner got his career-high sixth straight win, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Reds 6-1 on Thursday afternoon, taking a series in Cincinnati for the first time in five years.

06/05/2014

DENVER, CO - APRIL 22: Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies heads for home on his solo home run as starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants heads to the mound as the Rockies take a 1-0 lead in the fifth inning at Coors Field on April 22, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Giants, Bumgarner Outdueled By Rockies In 2-1 Loss

Nolan Arenado hit a go-ahead homer leading off the fifth and Franklin Morales outdueled Madison Bumgarner, lifting the Colorado Rockies to a 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.

04/22/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 17: Tim Federowicz #26 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits an RBI single against the San Francisco Giants during the second inning at AT&T Park on April 17, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Giants Take Series, But Dodgers Avoid Sweep With 2-1 Win Over SF

Hyun-Jin Ryu stretched his road scoreless streak to 26 innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Thursday to avoid a sweep.

04/17/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 13: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Giants, Bumgarner Get Big Opening Day Test In Rival Diamondbacks

Left-hander Madison Bumgarner, an All-Star last season, makes his first opening-day start for the Giants and Brandon McCarthy starts for the Diamondbacks.

03/31/2014

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at AT&T Park on August 23, 2013 in San Francisco. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Bochy Names Madison Bumgarner As Opening Day Starter For Giants

Manager Bruce Bochy made the announcement Tuesday at spring training that Bumgarner would pitch March 31 at Arizona. This marks Bumgarner’s first opening day start. He was the only member of the San Francisco rotation with a winning record last season at 13-9 with a 2.77 ERA in 31 starts and 201 1-3 innings. He made his first NL All-Star team.

02/26/2014

Cody Ross #13 of the San Francisco Giants hits a RBI double during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on September 5, 2011 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Giants Beat Last-Place Padres, 7-2

Coming off a deflating loss to the NL West-leading Arizona Diamondbacks, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy wanted to see signs that the defending World Series champions hadn’t packed it in.

09/05/2011

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