Former MLB All-Star Pitcher
Career Highlights: Mark Mulder, a two-time All-Star pitcher with Oakland, Mulder anchored the powerful Athletics’ pitching rotation – nicknamed the “Big Three” – along with Barry Zito and Tim Hudson from 2000-2004. In his first full season with Oakland in 2001, Mulder quickly became a dominant pitcher leading the American League with 21 wins. The following season he was equally strong winning 19 games and striking out a career-high 159 batters. Limited by injuries in 2003, he still won 15 games and had a career-best 3.13 ERA. The Athletics made the postseason four years in a row from 2000 to 2003. In his first four years, Mulder posted a 71-42 record and was a two-time All-Star. Mulder led the American League in complete games in 2003 and 2004 and in shutouts in 2001 and 2003. Traded to St. Louis in 2005, Mulder finished 16-8 with a 3.64 ERA, and helped the Cardinals reach the NL Championship Series. He finished his career with a 103-60 record, a 4.18 ERA and 834 strikeouts. Mulder has a strong golf game, too, as he recently won the 2015 American Century Celebrity Championship.