ECU Pirates :: Hall of Fame
Gary Overton


Inducted 2004
Hometown: Ahoskie, N.C.
Sport: Baseball (1970-73)
Head Baseball Coach (1985-97)

Gary Overton's association with East Carolina University spans four decades, including three as both a player and coach. During his 13-year tenure (1985-97) as head baseball coach, Overton compiled an overall record of 427-237-1, departing as the winningest coach in school history. He guided the Pirates to five NCAA Tournaments, five CAA Tournament championships and two CAA regular season titles. Overton mentored 36 all-conference players and CAA Coach-of-the-Year honors in 1990 and East Region Coach-of-the-Year accolades in 1993.