8 interesting facts about Madison Bumgarner

The Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 to win the World Series at Kauffman Stadium. At the center of it all – at the center of everything this postseason – stood Madison Bumgarner, the 25-year-old from North Carolina who in his five major league seasons already has established himself as one of the great pitchers in postseason history. His numbers this October defy belief – 1.03 ERA in 52 2/3 innings – and Bumgarner saved his finest of his series MVP performance for a five-inning lockdown in Game 7.
Jeff Passan

Learn a little bit more about this pitching sensation with these eight unique facts.