With over 11,000 followers on his Twitter account, the former Kansas City Royal reached out to his followers for help to find his dog, Charlie.
Brett also asked popular members from the sports media to help, using #FindCharlie to trend on Twitter.
At 8:23 am CST, Brett confirmed on his Twitter account that his dog has been found.
Stories like this prove that searches can end in a successful result, thanks to social networking websites. Many people nowadays are using Facebook and Twitter to find a loved one and are receiving a lot of support.
Brett was a member of the Royals from 1973-1993. He was a 13-time All-Star and was the AL MVP in 1980. He helped the Royals win their only World Series title in 1985.