• Maine Family

    CLASS OF 1969

    KEVIN MAINE

    Kevin Maine played guard for three years on the Varsity Basketball Team.  He was named 1st Team Wayne Finger Lakes All-League, averaging 17.4 points per game in 1967.  He was 2nd Team averaging 14.4 points per game in 1969.  He scored 31 points in a 55-53 victory over Canandaigua including free throws in the closing seconds to preserve the win.

     

    Kevin played Varsity Baseball for all four years as a pitcher and out-fielder.  Kevin was a starter and major contributor on a senior laden team that made the Class AA finals.

     

    Kevin was President of Varsity Club his junior year.  He was awarded the American Legion Athletic Award as MVP for both basketball and baseball.

     

    In 1969, after graduating from high school, Kevin signed with the New York Mets in the 22nd round as a pitcher.  He played in three different levels in the Mets farm system.

     

    After graduating from the University of Rochester with a BA in English and doing graduate work at the University of Virginia, he began his career as a high school English teacher in the Stafford County, Virginia school system for 31 years   He also coached many teams through the years.

     

    He was married for 45 years to Melody Harris and was the proud father of his daughter, Shannon, and twin sons, John and Justin.  His son John played in the major leagues as a pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles and the New York Mets for 5 years.  Kevin also had five wonderful grandchildren.

     

    In 2015, Kevin succumbed to cancer at the age of 65.  Upon being inducted into the Lyons Hall of Fame, he now shares this honor with his two older brothers, Tommy and David, thus completing the Maine boys’ legacy.