Birth Name: Albert Walter Lyle
Place of Birth: DuBois, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 22, 1944
Ethnicity: German, English, Irish
Sparky Lyle is an American professional baseball player. He was a left-handed relief pitcher. He spent sixteen seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB).
Sparky is the son of Margaret E. and Albert Howard Lyle.
Sparky’s paternal grandfather was John Edgar Lyle (the son of Joseph Dennis Lyle and Anna Catherine Wanner).
Sparky’s paternal grandmother was Evelyn Viola “Eva” Geer (the daughter of John Sylvester Geer and Nancy Celia Smith). Evelyn was born in Pennsylvania. John was the son of Luther Smith Geer and Sara Ganoe. Nancy was the daughter of Solomon Smith and Rachel Burkett.
Sparky’s maternal grandfather was Brady Ward Oberdorff (the son of Leonard Harrison Henry Oberdorff and Elizabeth Minerva Summerson).
Sparky’s maternal grandmother was Annie/Anna M. Glass (the daughter of Henry Power Glass and Margaret Ann Payne). Sparky’s grandmother Annie was born in Pennsylvania.
Source: Genealogies of Sparky’s parents – https://www.findagrave.com