Madison Kyle Bumgarner, nicknamed "MadBum," is an American professional baseball starting pitcher with the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. Bumgarner is listed as 6 ft 5 in and 235 pounds. He features a four-seam fastball that sits in the 90 to 93 miles per hour range, a cutter or slider that hovers around 86 to 90 miles per hour, a curveball that ranges from 75 to 80 miles per hour, and a change-up that sits at 82 to 84 miles per hour. Bumgarner was born in in Hickory, North Carolina, and attended South Caldwell High School in Hudson, where he helped his baseball team win the 2007 4A State Championship. He was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the first round in the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft out of high school. In his first year playing professionally, 2008, he won the South Atlantic League pitching triple crown. He made his major league debut in 2009 with the Giants. In 2010, he began the season in the minor leagues but was called up midway through the season and wound up becoming the youngest left-handed pitcher to throw eight scoreless innings in a World Series as the Giants won the 2010 World Series, their first since 1954.
- Born: August 1, 1989 (age 29), Hickory
- Spouse: Ali Saunders (2010-02-14 to present - Marriage)
- Aliases: MadBum, Madison Kyle Bumgarner