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Born: August 1, 1989
Place: Hickory, North Carolina
High School: South Caldwell High School in Hudson, North Carolina
Drafted By: San Francisco Giants (1st round, 10th pick) in the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed: August 14, 2007 ($2M signing bonus)
Major League Debut: September 8, 2009
Teams: Giants 2009-Present
Contract: Pre-Arbitration Eligible 2011: $450K
Arbitration Eligible: 2014
Free Agent: 2017 Must have 6 years service before eligible to be a free agent.
Agent: Mike Milchen
2010 World Series Champion
With $2 million signing bonus, paid off his mother’s house and bought himself and wife, Ali, new trucks.
Gave his wife a steer as a wedding gift.
With Lincecum nicknamed “The Freak and “The Franchise,” Bumgarner’s teammates in the minor leagues nicknamed him “The Future.”
On Oct. 31, 2010 in Game 4 of the World Series at Texas, Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey became the 1st all-rookie starting battery in a World Series game since Spec Shea and Yogi Berra started for the Yankees in Game 1 of the 1947 World Series.
Bumgarner’s Career Stats