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Mad Bum's Signature Beer-Chugging Move Pared Down To Just One Brew Following World Series Win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (CBS SF) -- San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner once again defied expectations and left a lasting impression by apparently chugging just one single beer during the locker room celebration following the team's World Series win Tuesday.

Bumgarner, the series' Most Valuable Player for his record-breaking pitching performance against the Kansas City Royals, created a signature move during previous locker room celebrations of pouring multiple bottles of beer down his throat.

Wild Card Game - San Francisco Giants v Pittsburgh Pirates
Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates in the locker room after they defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 8 to 0 during the National League Wild Card game at PNC Park on October 1, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

After the Wild Card playoff victory against Pittsburgh, Bumgarner grabbed four beers and poured them down the hatch all at once.

Division Series - Washington Nationals v San Francisco Giants - Game Four
Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates in the locker room after their 3 to 2 win over the Washington Nationals in Game Four of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The Division Series victory over the Washington Nationals prompted a five-beer pour. He upped the ante again following the Championship Series win over the St. Louis Cardinals by slinging six beers in the vicinity of his mouth.

For the World Series victory and his second MVP title following his NLCS MVP award, Bumgarner changed up and downed a single bottle of Budweiser with most observers likely expecting at least a six-pack attempt – similar to how he kept the Royals' hitters off-balance.

Maybe he was done hoisting multiple brews after throwing 68 pitches just two days after his complete game masterpiece for Game 5. "You know what? I can't lie to you anymore," he told reporters. "I'm a little tired now."

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