FN Pick: Pitch Perfect

He was all any baseball buff could talk about last week. Madison Bumgarner firmly etched his name in the record books by pitching a nearly flawless Game 7 World Series victory for the San Francisco Giants last Wednesday. The 25-year-old Bumgarner, who has now won three championships and also earned the Most Valuable Player award, captured the attention of sports fans with a blazing mix of fastballs, sliders and New Balance cleats.

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