7/24/10. Photo by Stuart Ballew, who took this cool photo of 20-year old rookie Madison Bumgarner warming up in the bullpen in Arizona. Less than 4 months after this shot was taken, the Giants were World Series champs. Who knew?
You probably didn’t need validation that Madison Bumgarner’s just about the coolest guy on the planet. But here’s more: He spent the last few days hanging out with Khal freaking Drogo from Game of Thrones.
Giants Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey celebrate after the Giants make the final out of the game, winning game seven of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, on Wednesday Oct. 29, 2014. Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez, The Chronicle