Nicholas Thompson “Nick” Swisher (born November 25, 1980) is a former American professional baseball outfielder and first baseman in Major League Baseball. He was a switch hitter who threw left-handed, and played for the Oakland Athletics, Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians and Atlanta Braves. He won the 2009 World Series with the Yankees against the Philadelphia Phillies and was an All-Star in 2010. A power hitter with excellent plate discipline, Swisher hit at least 20 home runs in each of nine consecutive seasons from 2005 to 2013.
Swisher is the son of former MLB catcher Steve Swisher, who played for various National League baseball clubs in the 1970s and 1980s. Swisher was born in Columbus, Ohio, but grew up in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Before his professional career, Swisher played college baseball for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Drafted by the A’s in the 2002 MLB draft, Swisher made his MLB debut with the Athletics in 2004, and played for the team through 2007. After spending one year with the White Sox in 2008, the Yankees acquired him prior to the start of the 2009 campaign. He played in New York for four years before signing with the Cleveland Indians prior to the 2013 season. He is currently an analyst for FOX Baseball and special adviser to Brian Cashman for the New York Yankees.
CoLabs Intl. Corp
CoLabs Int’l., Corp.’s mission is to develop our patented QuantaSphere Technology, and unique absorption limiting science, into products that positively advance global health, science and the environment.
Utilizing our QS Technology, we have developed a KLENSKIN innovative Sunscreens and Bug Repellents.
In 2015, we proudly partnered with St. Jude as their sunscreen sponsor for various SoCal events. Our sunscreens have been widely accepted and appreciated in the St. Jude community.
This year we are proud to present with Nick Swisher our inaugural Golf Tournament and Jam at the beautiful Monarch Beach Golf Course in Dana Point. We are thrilled to jointly bring this premier event to Orange County.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Everything we do is centered on finding cures and saving children. Because most of our funding comes from individual supporters, families never receive a bill from St. Jude. We pay for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. This unique structure gives us the freedom to focus on what matters most – finding cures and saving children.
By sharing our knowledge freely and exchanging ideas openly, we’re inspiring more collaboration between doctors and researchers worldwide, and, as a result, more life saving treatments for children everywhere. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since it opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is doing everything possible to end childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.