Big John Mayberry played five seasons for the Blue Jays. Big John stood 6-foot-3 and weighed 215 pounds. He was a fixture at first base from 1978 to 1982 at Exhibition Stadium.
Young John Mayberry, Jr., 30, is 6-foot-6, 230 pounds, and will join the Blue Jays Tuesday night at Tropicana Field. The Jays acquired the outfielder from the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday night in exchange for minor-league infielder Gustavo Pierre.