Madison Bumgarner rides horse into Giants’ Opening Day (Video)


San Francisco Giants star pitcher Madison Bumgarner rode a horse into their home opener on Monday against the Colorado Rockies.

Madison Bumgarner is one of the best pitchers in all of baseball, and is coming off of a historic postseason run last year as he led the San Francisco Giants to a World Series win over the Kansas City Royals.

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Now, he is also viewed as being the player with one of the most entertaining ways to enter the field on Opening Day. The Giants opened their home schedule against the Colorado Rockies on Monday afternoon, and Bumgarner rode into the game on a horse. He originally wanted to ride a horse in the World Series parade, but that wasn’t allowed.

It was extremely entertaining to say the least, so check out the video for yourself if you haven’t seen it yet.

Hopefully he is able to entertain the fans with his play as much as he did by riding the horse on the field. It was a very unique way to arrive to a field for a pitcher, but it fit his personality and obviously is something that he has wanted to do. San Francisco is a contender once again this season in the National League, and Bumgarner is obviously a huge key for them.

Last season with the Giants, Bumgarner finished the regular season with an 18-10 record to go along with a 2.98 ERA and 219 strikeouts. During postseason action last year, Bumgarner compiled a 4-1 record, 1.03 ERA and 45 strikeouts. That playoff run established him as one of the league’s elite talents on the mound.

One thing is for sure, Bumgarner has an excellent taste for how to surprise and entertain the fans.

H/T SBNation

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