34th round draft pick by the Houston Astros
2013 NCAA Tallahassee All-Tournament Team
Was drafted by the Houston Astros in the 34th round of the 2013 MLB First-Year Players Draft ... Started all 63 games for the Tide, starting 61 games at catcher and two games at first base ... caught all but 21 of the 574 innings Alabama played in 2013 ... led the team with a career-high .290 batting average ... was second on the team with six home runs and 46 runs scored, to rank 11th and 13th in the SEC, respectively ... was third on the club with 38 RBI, 67 hits and a .411 slugging percentage, and was fifth on the team with 10 doubles ... threw out a total of 37 runners attempting to steal to lead the SEC ... threw out 47.8 percent (37-78) of potential base stealers ... was second in the conference with six pickoffs ... was fourth in the SEC with 531 fielding chances and was eighth in the conference with 444 putouts ... hit .288 with a team-high 20 runs scored during SEC play ... tied for the team lead with three home runs in conference games, with five doubles and 14 RBI ... led the team with a .407 batting average during the postseason, going 11-for-27 with two doubles, three runs scored and six RBI in seven games ... was named to the NCAA Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament team after hitting .545 (6-for-11) in three games ... had two hits in all three games of the NCAA Tournament, with three RBI and two runs scored ... hit .313 (5-for-16) with three RBI in four SEC Tournament games ... finished the regular season with a perfect 4-for-4 day, with a pair of RBI and runs scored in the finale at No. 1 Vanderbilt (5.18) ... set his career-high 12-game reaching base streak on Senior Day against Missouri (5.11) ... stroked a two-run shot to help get the win in the opener against Missouri (5.10) ... battled back from being retired in his first four at-bats to club his fifth home run of the year against No. 25 Troy ... hit .400 (4-for-10) in the series at No. 15 Mississippi State, after posting at least one hit in each game ... notched a multi-hit effort with two singles in the MSU series opener on May 4 ... helped key a victory in the first game against Texas A&M (4.26) with his then team-leading fourth home run of the season ... put up his ninth multi-hit game of the season and his fourth three-hit game of the year on three singles versus No. 2 LSU (4.20) ... led the Tide offensively in the win over No. 9 Arkansas (4.6), going 2-for-2 with a single and his third home run of the season, also walked twice, had a stolen base, scored two runs and had two RBI ... produced two RBI and a double in each of the first two games of the Auburn series ... had his career-high 11 game hitting streak snapped at Georgia on March 24 ... put up his sixth multi-hit game of the season versus Jacksonville State (3.20) ... recorded a season-high four RBI against Samford (3.19), and pitched in two runs scored, a double and a walk ... had a monster weekend against Tennessee, going 8-for-15 (.533) and picking up at least one run scored and an RBI in each game ... set a new career high in hits in the final game of the Tennessee series (3.17), going 4-for-6 and also adding a run scored and a RBI ... stroked a single in each game of the Memphis series ... had a two run home run, two runs scored, and a walk in the series finale at Louisville (3.10) ... contributed two walks and scored a run versus Auburn (3.5) ... was 3-for-8 (.375) during the Tulane series and reach base at least twice in every game ... in the series finale versus Tulane (3.3), padded three runs scored and reached base four times on three walks and a hit by pitch ... reached base twice against Samford (2.26), drawing two walks and scored a run ... played well in the second game of the FAU series (2.23), producing two RBIs and a stolen base ... had a big day against No. 21 Southern Mississippi (2.19), going 3-for-3 with a single, a double, a home run, a walk, two runs scored and two RBI ... finished the weekend against VMI with a .500 (4-for-8) average, with four RBI and four runs scored ... was 3-for-5 with two RBI and three runs scored in game two of the series.
Started in all 55 games, 31 times at catcher and 24 times at third base ... posted a .240 average, was tied for first on the team in home runs (4), second in RBI (32) and third in at-bats (200) ... had 10 multi-hit and eight multi-RBI games, bringing him to 27 and 14 for his career, respectively ... started all 30 SEC games, posting a .236 average with four home runs, 17 RBI and 11 runs scored against conference competition ... was fourth in the SEC with six sacrifice bunts during conference games ... recorded a career-high three hits against Georgia (May 17), finishing the series 5-for-11 (.454) with two runs ... posted a career-high two doubles against Troy (May 15), to go along with two runs and one RBI ... recorded two hits, one run and two RBI in the series at Kentucky ... had two hits and one run in the series versus Mississippi State ... went 3-for-12 in the series at South Carolina, with one RBI and a walk ... went 2-for-11 on the weekend versus Vanderbilt, hitting his fourth home run of the season and recording an RBI in every game ... went 2-for-4 with one RBI in the first game of the series at LSU (April 13) ... hit his third home run of the season in the last game of the series against No. 23 Auburn (April 8) ... had two hits in five at-bats with one run and two RBI at South Alabama (April 3) ... smacked his second home run of the season in game two of the Tennessee series (April 1) ... notched his first home run of the season with his game-winning, walk-off effort in the bottom of the ninth inning of the second game of the series versus Mississippi (March 24), after going 2-for-5 with two RBI in the first game of the series versus the Rebels (March 23) ... went 2-for-3 with a walk and two RBI at Arkansas (March 17) ... scored two runs in the win against Samford (March 14) in a 1-for-4 performance ... scored the go-ahead run against Southern Mississippi (March 13) after walking to get on base ... against East Carolina (March 9), he added his fourth double of the season ... went 2-for-4 against Auburn (March 6), collecting one run and one RBI ... Led the Tide in the Tulane series with a .400 average (4-for-10), recording two hits in the final game (March 4) ... scored three runs on three hits and four RBI in the series against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
Played a majority of the season as the Tide's third baseman ... finished the season hitting .257 with 24 runs and 26 RBI along with one home run and two stolen bases ... started 26 SEC games, hitting .275 and knocking in 14 RBI while crossing the plate seven times ... Tallahassee Regional: went 7-for-19 with two runs and one RBI in four games ... SEC Tournament: was 2-for-10 with two RBI and two runs scored, while starting all three games ... South Carolina: continued his hot hitting in SEC play, going 5-for-11 for the series with three RBI, three doubles, one run and one walk ... Auburn: went 4-for-12 with two runs, one RBI and one walk in the series ... LSU: had two hits, scored one run, had two RBI and hit his only home run of the season in game three of the series ... Mississippi State: had a pair of hits, with two RBI, a run scored and a walk in the series ... Southern Mississippi: went 1-for-4 with a RBI Florida: went 3-for-10 with one RBI for the weekend ... Samford: was 1-for-5 with a run scored ... Tennessee: hit .333 (3-for-9) with a run, an RBI and a walk in the three games, after opening the series with a 2-for-4, one run and one RBI game ... MVSU: went 2-for-7 with one run and RBI while walking once in the two midweek games ... Vanderbilt: had two hits, two RBI, scored a run and had a pair of walks in the series ... Samford: was 1-for-2 with a run and a walk ... Arkansas: Started all three games at third and went 3-for-8 with one run, two RBI and three walks, with a .545 on-base percentage in the three games ... Kentucky: Appeared in two games, coming in as a defensive replacement at third in game two and starting at third in game three ... went 1-for-4 with one RBI and had the game-winning hit and RBI were in Saturday's walk-off, 6-5 win ... UAB: made his first career start at catcher ... Georgia (Coolray): went 1-for-4 on the night in the non-SEC game ... Troy: was hit by a pitch in the bottom of the 11th to get on base and eventually scored the game-winning run ... Northwestern State: went 5-for-11 with three runs and two RBI in the series ... Southern Mississippi: Went 1-for-3 with one run and two walks ... USA Classic: had two hits with two walks and a run scored on the weekend ... Alabama State: went 1-for-3, with a triple, two RBI, a HBP and a stolen base ... Alcorn State: Started all three games at third base, going 1-for-8 in the series with two RBI and two HBP.
One of 14 first-time players to see action during the 2010 season, including nine position players ... played in 39 games, with 29 starts ... started 22 games in left field and seven at DH ... hit .255 (27-for-106) with 16 runs scored, four doubles, one triple, two home runs and 15 RBI ... had one of UA's three grand slams in 2010 ... was 4-for-6 (.667) as a pinch hitter ... ranked third on the team with three outfield assists ... tied an Alabama school record with two outfield assists against College of Charleston on March 5 ... led the Tide with a .455 (5-for-11) average in the Clemson Super Regional ... had a .909 slugging percent against Clemson with a home run and two doubles ... drove in the eventual game-winning run with a single in four-run fourth inning, as the Tide won game one 5-4 ... hit .294 (5-for-17) at NCAA Atlanta Regional with three runs scored ... made NCAA tournament debut against Elon on June 4 with a pinch-hit single ... recorded three hits in first three career postseason at-bats ... collected two hits against Georgia Tech on June 5 ... was 1-for-4 with first career triple and a run scored in series-clinching win over Mississippi (May 16) ... tied season-high with two hits against No. 3 Florida on May 8 ... played in two of three games at South Carolina, while recording a pinch-hit single and scoring one run in series opener on April 30 ... made first appearance behind the plate against Mississippi Valley State on April 28 where he caught the ninth inning and recorded two putouts ... collected a pinch-hit single in series opener at LSU on April 16 ... opened the season with a six-game hitting streak (.434, 7-for-16) ... started all three games against Illinois-Chicago (Feb. 26-27) and hit .333 (3-for-9) with three runs scored, one home run and six RBI ... launched first career home run with a third-inning grand slam, finishing with a season-high five RBI during the Tide's 25-1 win over the Flames in game two of series ... played in both games against South Alabama, hitting .600 (3-for-5) with two runs, including a double and an RBI ... made first career start in left field (Feb. 21) ... delivered a pinch-hit RBI single in first collegiate at-bat against South Alabama on Feb. 20.
A 2009 graduate of Tuscaloosa County High School ... standout football and baseball player for the Wildcats ... two-year starter on the baseball squad ... two-time all-state selection as a pitcher, catcher and infielder for the Wildcats ... named team MVP and Offensive Player of the Year in 2007 and 2008 ... named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) 2008 all-state team ... invited to the 2008 East Coast Professional Showcase in Lakeland, Fla. ... played in same high school showcase with Alabama teammates Andrew Miller and Trey Pilkington ... three-year starter at quarterback ... led the Wildcats football to three straight region championships and back-to-back undefeated regular seasons in 2007 and 2008 ... led County High football to a 22-2 overall record spanning his junior and senior seasons.
Full name is Brett Fitzgerald Booth ... born Oct. 12, 1990 ... son of Billy and Tracey Booth ... has two siblings, Clay and Ashley ... majoring in general studies human environment sciences.