- New York Yankees 2008 - present
Brett M. Gardner was born on August 24, 1983 in Holly Hill, South Carolina. He is a left fielder for the New York Yankees.
Brett is 5’ 10” and bats and throws left-handed.
College Brett was a walk-on and three-year starter at the College of Charleston
Minor Leagues Brett was drafted in the 3rd round of the 2005 draft by the New York Yankees.
He made his way through the Yankees farm system quickly.
Major Leagues On June 30, 2008, Brett was called up to the majors and made his debut on the same day.
On July 26, 2008, he was optioned back to AAA after the Yankees acquired Xavier Nady.
On August 15, 2008, he was called back up to the team.