Steven Eugene Swisher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 205 lb.
Born: August 9, 1951 in Parkersburg, WV
High School: South HS (Parkerburg, WV)
School: Ohio University (Athens, OH)
Drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 1st round (21st pick) of the 1973 amateur draft.
Signed June 20, 1973.
Debut: June 14, 1974 (Age 22.309, 11,107th in MLB history)
vs. HOU 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1974 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cubs/Cardinals/Padres 1974-1982
Last Game: September 26, 1982 (Age 31.048)
vs. ATL 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Relatives: Father of Nick Swisher
About biographical information
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News -- December 2014
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News -- July 2014
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News -- June 2013
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News -- April 2013
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News -- February 2013
News -- January 2013
- 1/22 mlbreports.com: MLB Player Profile: Indians OF/1B/DH Nick Swisher: Like us on Facebook here Tuesday January 22nd, 2013 By Larry Myers (Indians Correspondent) Nick Swisher is the latest free agent...
News -- May 2012
- 5/27 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY BETTY SWISHER KNEW BEST & ESPN'S BIG FAIL:
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News -- August 2011
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News -- July 2011
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