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 - 2002 4 More Events
2003 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Overbay first played with the Diamondbacks as the full-time first baseman in 2003. … Read More
2004 27 Years Old During the 2004 season, Overbay batted .301 with 16 home runs, 87 RBI, and a major league-leading 53 doubles.
2005 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, Overbay hit 19 home runs, surpassing his 2004 total of 16. … Read More
Although the trade was acknowledged as a needed acquisition for the Blue Jays, Overbay did not have the statistical impact hoped for, at least beyond 2006. … Read More


On January 15, 2007, the Toronto Blue Jays signed Overbay to a four-year contract, buying out his final two arbitration-eligible years, and his first two years of free agency, with a $24 million contract.
Overbay set a new team record on May 25, 2008 by reaching base in his 12th consecutive plate appearance after walking on a full count in the second inning. … Read More
2009 - 2010 3 More Events
2011 34 Years Old 1 More Event
After batting .227 with eight home runs and 37 RBIs in 103 games, 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.
On January 13, 2013, the Boston Red Sox announced that Overbay had been signed to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.
On January 20, 2014, Overbay agreed to a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers that contained an invite to spring training. … Read More
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