The Tim McKernan Show – Ep. 79: Mark Mulder

A 21-game winner in 2001 and former ESPN Baseball analyst, Mark is now well-known for his exploits on the celebrity golf circuit.  He chatted with Tim in April 2018 to discuss his prowess on the links, tenure with the Cardinals, and more…

 

  • How he experienced golf growing up on Chicago’s south side
  • Discussing the time he played Augusta while on the Cardinals
  • Would he have interest in competing on the Champions Tour
  • How did Mark have success in ‘05 with less than stellar stuff
  • Why he’s disgusted by the era of the 6-inning starting pitcher
  • One explanation for the A’s playoff woes in the early 2000’s
  • Why he finally watched Moneyball and thoughts on the film
  • Revisiting the infamous Jeter flip to home in the 2001 ALDS
  • Recalling the silence after Pujols homered off Lidge in 2005
  • Mark’s suspicions that his arm was done in the 2006 season
  • Why he attempted a comeback in 2014 while working in TV
  • Why the money was never his biggest motivation in baseball
  • What’s his daily routine like after baseball and broadcasting
  • How he kept a cordial yet distant relationship with the media

 

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