Mike Macfarlane (born April 12th in Stockton, California) is a former catcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Kansas City Royals (1987-1994, 1996-1998), Boston Red Sox (1995) and Oakland Athletics (1998-1999). He batted and threw right-handed and played collegiate baseball for Santa Clara University before his selection in the fourth round (97th overall) of the 1985 draft.
In a 13-season career, Macfarlane posted a .252 batting average with 129 home runs and 514 RBI in 1164 games played.
1993 - .273 BA, 20 HR, 67 RBI
1988 - Became the first Royals rookie catcher to start on Opening Day since Ellie Rodríguez in 1969
1992 - Led Kansas City with 17 home runs and a .445 slugging percentage
1994 - Became the Royals leader in all-time games caught, surpassing a club record set by John WathanRanked sixth among American League catchers with a .993 fielding percentage while throwing out 35% of potential basestealers.
His 97 hits by pitch ranks him 65th in MLB all-time list
Became eligible for the Hall of Fame in 2003, but was not included on the ballot.
Now operates baseball training facility Mac-N-Seitz with former MLB player Kevin Seitzer.