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Nick Swisher

Nick Swisher
Swisher during a game for the Yankees
MLB Player information
NameNick Swisher
PositionRight fielder / First baseman
MLB debutSeptember 3, 2004 for the Oakland Athletics
Career statistics
Batting average.254
Home runs185
Runs batted in576
*Oakland Athletics (2004 2007) *Chicago White Sox (2008) *New York Yankees (2009 present)
* All-Star selection (2010) * World Series champion (2009)

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Nicholas Thompson "Nick" Swisher (born November 25, 1980) is an outfielder for the New York Yankees. Swisher is a switch hitter who throws left-handed.

He is the son of former major league catcher Steve Swisher, who played for various National League baseball clubs in the 1970s and 1980s. Swisher was born in Columbus, Ohio, but grew up in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Prior to his career in the Major Leagues, Swisher played his collegiate ball for the Ohio State Buckeyes.

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