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Brett Gardner

Brett Gardner 11 LF

New York Yankees

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Brett M. Gardner
  • Age: 31 (August 24, 1983)
  • Birthplace: Holly Hill, SC
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 5' 10" Wt: 185
  • Draft: Round 3 (2005, NYY)
  • MLB Debut: 06/30/2008
  • School: College of Charleston
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Brett Gardner Stats Summary

Brett Gardner Career Stats

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Brett Gardner Awards and Honors

Brett Gardner  11 LF

Brett Gardner
  • Full Name: Brett M. Gardner
  • Born: August 24, 1983
  • Age: 31
  • Birthplace: Holly Hill, SC
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 185
  • Draft: Round 3 (2005, NYY)
  • School: College of Charleston
  • MLB Debut: 06/30/2008

Selected by the New York Yankees in the third round (109th overall) in the 2005 First-Year Player Draft... Made his Major League debut with the Yankees on June 30, 2008... He and his wife, Jessica, have one son, Hunter Thomas... graduated from the College of Charleston and was the highest-drafted player in the school's history after walking on the baseball team... in his senior year at Charleston, led the Cougars with a .447 batting average (122-for-273)... helped guide the Cougars to a 48-15 regular season record and a berth in the NCAA tournament... played high school football and baseball... gave free haircuts to underprivileged kids at Jordan's Barber Shop in the Bronx on 7/8/08... makes regular visits to ailing children at New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital... in 2013 with New York, he led the AL in triples, the first Yankee to do so since Hank Bauer and Gil McDougald each had an AL-leading nine triples in 1957... Was the first Yankee since Snuffy Stirnweiss in 1945 to collect at least 30 doubles, 10 triples and 20SB in a single season... Set single-season career highs in hits, doubles and home runs.