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Nick isnt the first Swisher to play in the bigs. His dad, Steve Swisher, played nine seasons in the majors for the Cubs, Cardinals and Padres, hitting .216 for his career. Swisher also honors his grandparents before each at-bat by looking toward centerfield before the pitch.(Credit: AP)

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Get to know Nick Swisher

A fan favorite, Nick Swisher was acquired by the Yankees in 2008. Who was packaged with him? A guy named Texeira - no, not Teixeira. We'll explain that as part of 10 fun facts.
By Bobby Bonett

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