Lyle Overbay

Baseball Player
Born Jan 28, 1977

Lyle Stefan Overbay is an American Major League Baseball first baseman for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Lyle Overbay.


1977 Birth Born on January 28, 1977.


1999 22 Years Old Overbay was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 18th round of the 1999 MLB draft. … Read More
2003 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Overbay first played with the Diamondbacks as the full-time first baseman in 2003. … Read More
2005 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, he also played well with the Brewers. … Read More
Although, the trade was acknowledged as a needed acquisition for the Blue Jays, Overbay has not had the statistical impact hoped for, at least beyond 2006. … Read More


On January 15, 2007, the Toronto Blue Jays signed Overbay to a 4-year contract, buying out his final two arbitration-eligible years, and his first two years of free agency, with a $24,000,000 contract.
Overbay set a new team record on May 25, 2008 by reaching base in his 12th consecutive plate appearance by walking on a full count in the second inning. … Read More
2009 32 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 8, 2009, Overbay was again named American League Player of the Week after leading the Major League in both batting average and slugging.
2010 33 Years Old On December 14, 2010, Overbay signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2011 34 Years Old 1 More Event
He was designated for assignment on August 1, 2011 and released on August 5. … Read More
2012 35 Years Old 1 More Event
On August 20, 2012, the Atlanta Braves signed Overbay to a minor league contract.
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