American Professional Baseball Pitcher, Madison Bumgarner plays for MLB team, San Francisco Giants. He is mostly called by his nickname “MadBum” who has won three World Series championships in 2010, 2012 and 2014 including two Silver Slugger Awards in 2014, and 2015.
Madison Bumgarner Bio & Family
The player was born as Madison Kyle Bumgarner on 1 August 1989 in Granite Falls, North Carolina to parents, Kevin and Debbie Bumgarner. His parents parted ways when he was in Bumgarner attended South Caldwell High School in Hudson, North Carolina. He is the youngest in the family accompanied by a stepsister and two older where one of his half-sister, Dena, passed away in 2010 from cancer.
He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on a college baseball scholarship. Madison stands at the height of 6 Feet 5 Inch (1.96 m) tall and weighs around 113 kg.
Career, Contract & Net Worth
Madison first played minor league when the Giants picked him in the 2007 MLB Draft. Two years later, he got the fortune to play for the Giants regular squad after making his MLB debut against the San Diego Padres on 8 September 2009.
Madison Bumgarner MLB stats (Picture: ESPN)
After an incredible stats, he agreed to a six-year contract extension worth $35.56 million on 17 April 2012. A part of his contract included he will be with the Giants until 2017 and will get an additional $12 million paycheck options for 2018 and 2019. Likewise, his contract option was fully exercised in 2018, where he got $12 million. Similarly, his net worth is over $21 million from a professional MLB career since 2009.
Madison’s Wife & More
Apart from a long career with the Giants, Madison has the most loving wife as Ali Saunders. The pair went to exchange wedding vows on 14 February 2010, in a private ceremony in which Madison wore jeans.
Madison Bumgarner with wife Ali (Picture: Pinterest)
The couple resides on a farm in North Carolina. His wife is a witty person and loves to make fun of her over-weight issues.
Some Interesting Facts About Madison Bumgarner
- During his high school career, his stats were a 12–2 record, including 0.99 earned run average (ERA), and 120 strikeouts in 84 innings pitched.
- The North Carolina High School Athletic Association honored him on its “100 To Remember” male athletes list in 2013.
- Madison’s mother was an accountant for PepsiCo.