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  John Mayberry, Jr.
John Mayberry, Jr.

Player Profile
Hometown:
Kansas City, MO

High School:
Rockhurst HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 230

Position:
INF

Experience:
3V

Bats/Throws:
R/R

Seasons At Stanford: 2003-05
Professional Organization: Texas Rangers (2005 1st Round Draft Pick, 19th Overall)
Complete Career Statistics

Getting To Know John Mayberry, Jr.
Features: Time Flies (4/19/05)It Runs In The Family (5/2/04)Growing Up With The Game (3/7/03)

Cardinal Career (Updated Career Statistics): A First Team All-Pac-10 selection as a sophomore and a Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American in 2003 • Came to Stanford after being the highest selection of the 2002 MLB Draft (1st round, 28th overall, Seattle Mariners) to not sign a professional baseball contract • Stanford's active career leader in stolen bases (19), putouts (1459), double plays (121), triple plays (3) and defensive chances (1536) • Ranks second among active players behind classmate Jed Lowrie in home runs (26), runs scored (119), hits (196), doubles (34), RBI (143), total bases (324), slugging percentage (.515), walks (70), on-base percentage (.389), sacrifice flies (8), games played (168) and games started (155) • Has 56 career multi-hit games, including 13 three-hit efforts, a four-hit contest and a five-hit game • Has 35 multiple-RBI contests, including 11 three-RBI games, a trio of four-RBI efforts and one six-RBI outburst • Ranks second among Stanford's active players behind Lowrie in both career multiple-hit and multiple-RBI contests • Has a pair of two-homer games.

As A Junior In 2005: Paces the team in multiple-hit games (22), while ranking second in hits (64), RBI (48, #8 Pac-10), doubles (17, #6T Pac-10) and multiple-RBI contests (13), as well as tied for second in homers (6) • Third on the club in slugging percentage (.483), as well as fourth in batting average (.312), on-base percentage (.408) and walks (27) • Has made just two errors in 501 defensive chances (#4 Pac-10) for a .996 fielding percentage (#9 Pac-10) while starting all 52 games and playing every inning at first base • Leads the Pac-10 in putouts (472) and the squad in fielding double plays (43, #3 Pac-10) • Has had five hit streaks of six or more games with an eight-game hit stretch from February 5-20, a seven-game hit streak from May 9-20 and three six-game runs from February 27 - March 24, April 1-9 and April 15-23 • Has walked five times in his last four games.

Individual Game Notes (2005)

Game-By-Game Statistics
5/22 vs. Arizona - 2-3, RBI, 2B, SB, 3 runs ... season-high runs scored • 5/20 vs. Arizona - 2-4, SB • 5/17 vs. Saint Mary's - 2 RBI • 5/14 vs. UCLA - 2-4, HR, RBI • 5/9 at California - 2-5 • 5/3 at Nevada - 2-3, 2 2B, RBI ... second career two-double game • 4/23 vs. Washington - 3-4, 2B, RBI • 4/22 vs. Washington - had a key RBI double with two outs in the bottom of the sixth to plate Chris Lewis as Jed Lowrie also scored on the play when Washington catcher Joey Dunn dropped the ball at the plate for an error in a 2-1 Stanford win • 4/19 vs. San Jose State - 1-2, HR, 2 RBI, SB, 14 PO ... team season-high PO • 4/17 at Arizona State - 2-5, 2 RBI • 4/16 at Arizona State - 2-3, 2B, RBI, SB • 4/9 vs. Oregon State (Gm. 2) - 2B, 3 RBI • 4/5 vs. Santa Clara - 2B, 2 RBI • 4/3 at Washington State - 2-5, 2B, 2 RBI ... drove in eventual game-winning run with a hard-hit RBI infield single in top of eighth • 4/2 at Washington State - 2-5, 2B, 2 RBI • 4/1 at Washington State - 3-4, 2B, RBI ... first three-hit game of season • 3/20 at Pacific - 2-4, 2 RBI • 3/6 vs. California (Gm. 2) - 2-3, HR, 3 RBI • 3/6 vs. California (Gm. 1) - 2B, 2-4 • 3/5 vs. California - 2-3 • 2/27 vs. USC - 2-5 • 2/20 at Texas - 2-4 • 2/19 at Texas - 2-5 ... 2/13 vs. Kansas - 2-4, HR, 2 RBI ... homered for the second straight game ... scored game-winning run in bottom of ninth on Adam Sorgi's RBI double • 2/12 vs. Kansas (Gm. 2) - HR, 3 RBI ... hit a line drive three-run homer that snapped a 2-2 tie and keyed a seven-run Stanford sixth inning that erased a 2-0 Kansas lead • 2/6 at Cal State Fullerton - 2-4, 2B, 3 RBI ... season-high-tying RBI • 2/5 at Cal State Fullerton - hit a tape-measure home run • 1/30 vs. Fresno State (Gm. 1) - 2-3, SB, HBP • 1/29 vs. Fresno State - 2-3, 3 RBI, 2 BB ... season-high-tying RBI ... clutch two-RBI single with two outs in third inning to put Cardinal ahead to stay in 12-1 win

As A Sophomore In 2004: A First Team All-Pac-10 selection that ranked second on the team in homers (16, #2T Pac-10) and sacrifice flies (6, #5T Pac-10), as well as tied for second in both RBI (62, #3T Pac-10) and stolen bases (9) • Also ranked third on the club in slugging percentage (.625, #3 Pac-10) and total bases (135, #4T Pac-10), while hitting .333 overall • Added 53 runs scored, 72 hits, 11 doubles, two triples, 30 walks, a .419 on-base percentage and six hit-by-pitches • Led the club with 520 putouts (#1 Pac-10) and 546 total defensive chances (#2 Pac-10), committing just three errors for a .995 fielding percentage (#9 Pac-10) • Paced the squad by drawing five intentional bases on balls • Played in 56 games, starting 55 at first base • Ranked tied for second on the club with 16 multiple-RBI efforts, including four three-RBI games and a trio of four-RBI contests • Was tied for fourth on the club with 21 multiple-hit games, seven of which were three-hit contests • One of three players (along with Jed Lowrie and Danny Putnam) to have a pair of two-homer games • Involved in four of the team's five back-to-back homers • Posted a season-long nine-game hit streak from March 27 - April 10 (.441, 15-34, 4 HR, 15 RBI) • Had at least one RBI in 18 of 22 games from February 15 - March 10, driving in a total of 32 runners during the stretch • Scored at least one run in 10 consecutive games from March 6 - April 13, crossing the plate 13 times during the period • Finished the season by hitting safely in eight of the team's last nine contests (May 22 - June 6), as well as 14 of the last 17 (May 2 - June 6) with at least one RBI in six of the squad's final seven games from May 28 - June 6 • Homered in back-to-back contests versus Washington State and San Jose State on May 2 and 4, as well as in the final two games of the season in the NCAA Regional versus St. John's and Long Beach State on June 5 and 6 • Had double digit putouts in 27 contests • A Baseball America Midseason All-American, as well as a Second Team Preseason All-American pick by the publication.

Individual Game Notes (2004)

Game-By-Game Statistics
6/6 vs. Long Beach State (Regional Championship Game) - HR, RBI • 6/5 vs. St. John's (Regional) - 2-5, HR, 3 RBI • 6/4 vs. UNLV (Regional) - 2-5, 2B, RBI • 5/29 vs. Arizona State - HR, 3 RBI • 5/28 vs. Arizona State - 2-4, RBI • 5/16 at Arizona - 3-4, HR, 2 RBI, 2 SB, 3 runs ... second career contest with two stolen bases ... season-high-tying runs scored • 5/4 vs. San Jose State - HR, 2 RBI • 5/2 vs. Washington State - 2-5, HR, RBI • 4/24 at Sacramento State - 2 SB ... first career game with two stolen bases • 4/23 vs. Sacramento State - 3-4, HR, 4 RBI, 3 runs ... season-high-tying RBI and runs scored • 4/10 at Oregon State - HR, 2 RBI • 4/8 at Oregon State - 2-4, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 runs ... second career two-homer game ... season-high-tying RBI and runs scored • 4/4 at UCLA - 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI • 4/3 at UCLA - 2-3, RBI, SB • 3/30 at San Jose State - 2-4, RBI • 3/28 vs. Cal Poly - 3-5, HR, 4 RBI, SB ... season-high-tying RBI • 3/24 at Santa Clara - 3-5, 2 RBI • 3/23 at Saint Mary's - 2-4, HR, RBI • 3/7 at USC - 3-5, 2B • 3/6 at USC - 2-6, RBI ... career-high 17 putouts •2/29 at California - 3-5, 2B, 3 RBI • 2/22 vs. Texas - HR, 2 RBI • 2/20 vs. Texas - 2-4, 3B, 2 RBI • 2/15 vs. Kansas - 2-4, 2 RBI • 2/8 at Fresno State - 3-4, RBI • 2/7 at Fresno State - 2-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI ... first career two-homer game • 1/30 vs. Cal State Fullerton - 2-5, HR, 2 RBI

As A Freshman In 2003: Had a productive rookie season, hitting .299 with four homers, 33 RBI and five stolen bases to earn Freshman All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball (Louisville Slugger) • Added 33 runs scored, 58 hits, six doubles and six triples (second on the club, #5 Pac-10) • Led the team and ranked fourth in the Pac-10 with 443 putouts • Second on the club and sixth in the Pac-10 with 462 total defensive chances, making just four errors for a .991 fielding percentage • Played in 57 games with 45 starts • Put up phenomenal numbers in six games versus USC, going 15-for-27 (.556) with two homers and 12 RBI • Posted the third longest hit streak of the season by a Stanford player when he hit safely in 16 straight contests (February 9 - March 23) and posted a .420 batting average during the span • Also had a seven-game hit streak (April 26 - May 6), going 12-for-26 (.462) with a homer and eight RBI.

Individual Game Notes (2003)

Game-By-Game Statistics
6/17 vs. South Carolina (CWS) - First postseason and CWS hit with pinch-hit single in top of eighth • 5/16 vs. UCLA - 2-4, 2 2B ... First collegiate two-double game • 5/3 at USC - 5-6, HR, 6 RBI, 3 runs scored ... career-highs hits and RBI • 4/5 at Washington State - Season-high 16 putouts • 3/29 vs. Washington - 3-4, 2B, 2 RBI • 3/7 vs. California - 4-5, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI • 3/2 vs. USC - 3-4, 3B, HR, RBI, SB, 4 runs ... career-high runs scored ... second three-hit game of series • 2/28 vs. USC - 3-4, RBI, SB • 2/22 at Texas (Game 1) - 3-6, 3B, 2 RBI • 2/7 vs. Florida State - Singled, stole second base and scored game-winning run in a 2-1 victory in 12 innings • 2/1 at Cal State Fullerton - Hit first collegiate homer.

High School: A 2002 graduate of Rockhurst High School • Selected 2002 First Team All-USA by USA Today and Third Team All-American by the National High School Baseball Coaches Association • Named the Missouri Gatorade High School Baseball Player of the Year in 2002 • Ranked No. 40 on Baseball America's 2002 Top 100 High School Prospect List on their 2002 High School Player of the Year Watch • Named First Team All-State and First Team All-Metro as a senior • A 2002 All-Region selection by the American Baseball Coaches Association • Hit .432 with nine homers and 31 RBI as a senior, and .480 with eight homers as a junior • Led his team to an 18-6 record as a senior and a 54-16 overall mark in his three campaigns • Also averaged 14.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game in his senior year as a forward on the basketball squad • Coached in baseball by Jim DeGraw.

Other Amateur Baseball: Played during the summer of 2004 with Team USA, hitting .254 with a double, two homers, nine RBI and three stolen bases for the Americans, who finished the summer with an 18-7 record and won the FISU World University Baseball title • Spent the summer of 2003 with the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod Baseball League, hitting .375 with 10 RBI and a stolen base • Played with the Kansas City Tigers from the age of 10 through the summer of 2002.

MLB First-Year Player Draft: Selected by the Seattle Mariners in the first round (28th pick overall) of the 2002 First-Year MLB Player Draft but did not sign a professional baseball contract, becoming the highest selection and the only first round draft pick from 2002 to attend a four-year college.

Career Game Highs

AB - 6, four times, last at USC (3/6/04)
R - 4, vs. USC (3/2/03)
H - 5, at USC (5/3/03)
HR - 2, twice, last at Oregon State (4/8/04)
RBI - 6, at USC (5/3/03)
SB - twice, last at Arizona (5/16/04)
Hit Streak - 16 games (2/9/03 - 3/23/03)

Getting To Know John Mayberry, Jr.
Born:
Parents:John, Sr. and Janice Mayberry
Major:Political Science
Nickname:Junior
Baseball Dad:Father played Major League Baseball for 15 seasons (1968-82) with the Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees ... John, Sr. is a member of the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame and was a two-time All-Star first baseman who helped lead the team to the American League Championship Series in 1976 and 1977 ... John, Sr. finished his MLB career with 255 home runs, 879 RBI and a .253 batting average with his best professional season coming with Kansas City in 1976 when he posted career-highs of 34 homers, 106 RBI and a .291 batting average.

Last Updated: 5/30/05


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