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Friday, October 31, 2014

"Bumgarnering" Is Now a Thing

Posted By on Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 11:57 AM

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Beloved San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner reportedly celebrated his World Series victory by drinking one beer, like a regular dude. 

But the images that really stuck with are the ones showing Bumgarner jubilantly pouring beer over himself after all of the Giants' previous post-season wins. Like he does here, here, and here.

Thus begat the new verb "Bumgarnering," for anyone who photographs him or herself shot-gunning multiple beers at once. 

There's even a #bumgarnering feed on Instagram. Note that no one has quite mastered the Bumgarner technique of fitting six beers into two massive paws.


Incidentally, Bumgarner also got a fancy new Chevy truck after Game 7. Unfortunately, there's no verb for that.



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Rachel Swan

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Rachel Swan was a staff writer at SF Weekly from 2013 to 2015. In previous lives she was a music editor, IP hack, and tutor of Cal athletes.

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