After four seasons in the Bronx, Nick Swisher finds himself as a force in the middle of an up-and-coming Cleveland Indians lineup. Swisher has an extensive amateur and professional baseball resume, having been a stand-out at Ohio State University before entering the Majors. He is a one-time All-Star (2010) and one-time World Series Champion (2009, New York Yankees).
Hometown: Columbus, OH
Weight: 200 lbs
Height: 5' 11"
Draft Year: 2002
Draft Round: 1st round, 16th overall (OAK)
MLB Debut: 9/3/2004 Did You Know?
Swisher is heavily featured in the acclaimed book Moneyball
, along with many members of the Oakland Athletics' 2002 draft.