Jeff Gardner (baseball)

Jeffrey Scott Gardner is a former Major League Baseball infielder. He was the starting second baseman for the San Diego Padres in 1993, and played parts of three other seasons for the Padres, New York Mets, and Montreal Expos. After his playing career, Gardner was a manager in the Padres' minor league system from 2001 until 2003.

Jeff Gardner
1987 Feder Jackson Mets Jeff Gardner (cropped).jpg
Second baseman
Born: (1964-02-04) February 4, 1964 (age 57)
Newport Beach, California
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 10, 1991, for the New York Mets
Last MLB appearance
May 4, 1994, for the Montreal Expos
MLB statistics
Batting average.246
Home runs1
Runs batted in26

Gardner attended Orange Coast College, and in 1984 he played collegiate summer baseball with the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod Baseball League.[1] He was selected by the Houston Astros in the 14th round of the 1984 MLB Draft.

In 2014, he was listed as a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks' professional scouting staff, based in Costa Mesa, California.


  1. ^ "Major League Baseball Players From the Cape Cod League" (PDF). Retrieved September 25, 2019.

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