Joe Overton

Inducted in 1995
In 1963, he led the Auburn Tigers to the Southeastern Conference Baseball Championship
He pitched the Tigers to the College World Series Regionals also in 1963
1963 was a banner year for him as the honors continued as he was Named “Most Valuable Player” and “All Southeastern Conference Pitcher”
Started his professional career in 1963 when he signed with the San Francisco Giants
In 1964, he pitched in “AA” with the Springfield Giants and led the Eastern League with a 1.72 Earned Run Average
He won 14 games pitching for the Tacoma Giants in 1965 in the Pacific Coast League
Retired in 1969 after winning 54 games in his professional career
Accepted a position as the El Paso Sun Kings pitching coach
From 1976 to 1984, he coached the Coronado High School Varsity Baseball team
Enjoyed his best season winning the District and Bi-District Championships with a 14-0 record in 1984
Voted “Coach of the Year” in 1984 his final season coaching high school