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Nick Swisher

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25, 1980
Columbus, OH
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25, 1980 (age 41)
Columbus, OH


Switch-hitting MLB outfielder who spent the first four years of his career with the Oakland Athletics and won a World Series Championship with the New York Yankees in 2009.

Before Fame

He starred as a strong safety on the football field at Parkersburg High School in West Virginia, yet decided to pursue baseball as his career.


In 2011, he released an album of cover songs to raise money for children with health problems; the album featured fellow major league players Bernie Williams and Barry Zito.

Family Life

His father Steve Swisher was an MLB catcher. He married actress Joanna Garcia in 2010. They had a daughter named Emerson on May 21, 2013. In July 2016, they welcomed a second daughter named Sailor.

Associated With

He was managed by Joe Girardi during his time with the New York Yankees.