Sidewinders first baseman Lyle Overbay poses for a photo on July 30, 2002. Francisco Medina / Tucson Citizen

Francisco Medina / Tucson Citizen

Future MLB standout Lyle Overbay drove in 109 runs and hit .343 for the 2002 Sidewinders. Former Canyon del Oro slugger Scott Hairston, an outfielder on Tucson’s 2006 championship team, hit .323 with 26 homers and 81 RBIs in what amounted to 75 percent of a PCL season.

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