Despite signing an extension with the A’s, Swisher was dealt to the White Sox early in 2008.
The deal sent Gio Gonzalez and others back to the Oakland.
On May 19, Swisher popped the question, and New York Yankees fans will soon welcome their latest player’s wife, a former high school homecoming queen who is now wearing a diamond ring so large “she’ll have to start lifting weights,” says Loraine.
PHOTOS: NICK SWISHER & JOANNA GARCIA Swisher is already having a hell of a summer.
Over his four years in Moneyball-era Oakland, Swisher provided the team with nearly 2,000 plate appearances of .251/.361/.464 hitting.
Renowned for his plate discipline, he took 260 walks against 404 strikeouts in that span.
Model-actress Kate Upton and Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander dated for more than three years before becoming engaged.
Next he went to Swisher, offering to set him up with the green-eyed beauty.Supermodel Gisele Bundchen and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady began dating in 2006, and three years later, were married in a private ceremony in Santa Monica, Calif.They have two children together, Benjamin and Vivian Lake.Married since 2010, the actress and her baseball player beau welcomed their first child, Emerson Jay, in May 2013. I've got a beautiful wife, she's my best friend, I've got a great job and a beautiful home, and now it's time to be a dad. I want her to be exactly like my wife," the Cleveland Indians player told Yahoo shortly before his baby's birth.