If you’re a Yankees fan, then you probably know who Number 16 is. But for those who don’t, he is none other than outfielder Brett Gardner.
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The New York Yankees
The New York Yankees are a baseball team located in the Bronx, New York City. They are members of the American League (AL) East division in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Yankees have won 27 World Series championships, more than any other MLB team.
The team’s history
The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the borough of the Bronx, in New York City. They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division. They are one of two major league clubs based in New York City; the other club is the National League (NL)’s New York Mets. The Yankees began play in 1901 as an expansion team called the Baltimore Orioles (no relation to the Baltimore Orioles that play today), joining AL as one of its eight charter franchises. In 1903, Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchased the franchise after it ceased operations and moved it to New York City, renaming it the New York Highlanders. The Highlanders were officially renamed as the “Yankees” in 1913.
The team’s current roster
The following is a list of the New York Yankees’ current roster. Players in bold are on the active roster.
-Gio Urshela Third baseman Bats: Right, Throws: Right 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 220 lb (100 kg) New York Yankees signed free agent 3B Gio Urshela to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.  Urshela was then selected off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays on March 30, 2015. After being outrighted off the 40 man roster on November 2, 2015, he elected free agency. He signed a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians for 2016. On March 30, 2017, Urshela was claimed off waivers by the New York Yankees. The Yankees added him to their 40 man roster on November 20, 2017. On April 27, 2019, after an injury to Miguel Andújar , Urshela took over as the starting third baseman for the New York Yankees, and would eventually establish himself as one of baseball’s top fielding third basemen while earning his first career All Star selection that season. At season’s end he placed second in voting for the AL Gold Glove Award at third base behind José Ramírez .
DJ LeMahieu Second baseman Bats: Right, Throws: Right 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m), 215 lb (98 kg) Rougned Odor Second baseman Bats: Left, Throws: Right 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), 205 lb (93 kg) Luke Voit First baseman Bats: Right, Throws: Right 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m), 225 lb (102 kg) Edwin Encarnación First baseman/Designated hitter Bats: Left/Right Switch hitters , Throws: Right 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m), 225 lb (102 kg)-Giancarlo Stanton Outfielder Bats: Left/Right Switch hitters , Throws: Right 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m), 245 lb (111 kg)-Aaron Judge Outfielder Bats: RightSwitch hitter , Throws: Right 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m), 282 lb (128 kg)-Brett Gardner Outfielder Bats :Lefthanded Throwers ,Th rows : Lefthanded Throwers 5 feet 10 inches(1 .78 m )190 pounds(86 kilograms )
Who is number 16 for the Yankees?
number 16 for the Yankees is Derek Jeter. Derek Jeter is a former professional baseball shortstop who played 20 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), all for the New York Yankees.
The player’s history
The number 16 has been worn by a number of players throughout the history of the New York Yankees, most recently by pitcher CC Sabathia. Other notable players to wear the number include first baseman Don Mattingly, outfielder Bernie Williams, and catcher Elston Howard.
The player’s current stats
Brett Gardner is currently the Yankees’ number 16. He is a left fielder and has been with the team since 2008. In 2019, he had a batting average of .251, 13 home runs, and 36 RBIs.