Mayne caught for 15 years in the majors, playing for the Kansas City Royals, New York Mets, Oakland A’s, San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies, Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers from 1990-2004. In 1,279 games he hit .263 with 38 home runs. He enjoyed the best year of his career while playing for Colorado in 2000. He appeared in 117 games that year and hit .301 with six home runs, 64 RBIs and 36 runs scored.
Mayne got his first hit in his first big league game. He was playing for the Royals against the Minnesota Twins in the Metrodome on Sept. 18, 1990. He singled off Scott Erickson in his first at bat to drive in Sean Berry in the top of the third inning. His hit helped Kansas City to a 3-0 lead, but the Twins came back and won the game 10-4.
Mayne caught Bret Saberhagen’s no hitter on Aug. 26, 1991. He was an All-American at Cal State Fullerton and is a member of the Orange Coast College Hall of Fame.
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Brent Mayne – career stats