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Six degrees of Nick Swisher

After the 2008 season, Yankees GM Brian Cashman traded utilityman Wilson Betemit for outfielder Nick Swisher, arguably one of his best trades. But the path for the Yankees to add Nick Swisher started way back in 1997. Heres that journey. Compiled by Matt Saur

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