Mark Alan Buehrle
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 240 lb.
Debut: July 16, 2000
Drafted By: Chicago White Sox in the 38th round of the 1998 amateur draft
Pro Teams: WhiteSox / BlueJays / Marlins
Born: March 23, 1979 in St. Charles, MO
High School: Francis Howell North HS (St. Charles, MO)
Schools: Jefferson College (Hillsboro, MO)
Mark Alan Buehrle (born March 23, 1979) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He began his MLB career with the Chicago White Sox and started the opening game every season from 2002 to 2006 and again from 2008 to 2011.
Buehrle pitched a no-hitter against the Texas Rangers on April 18, 2007, surrendering just one walk to Sammy Sosa who was then picked off at first base. Two seasons later, Buehrle pitched the eighteenth perfect game in baseball history against the Tampa Bay Rays on July 23, 2009.
In White Sox pitching history, Buehrle is fifth all-time in strikeouts, sixth in games started, and eighth in wins and innings pitched. He has pitched over 200 innings and recorded at least 10 wins for thirteen consecutive seasons since becoming a starting pitcher in 2001.