Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 10/15/12
Nick Swisher is a lot of different things to a lot of different people — overrated agitator to opponents or pie-throwing cheerleader to his teammates. But one thing the gregarious New York Yankees slugger never thought he would be is an outcast with his beloved Bleacher Creatures out in right field. Now it looks like the crowd favorite is hearing things from the fans he's never heard before — and they run deeper than just his performance at the plate. "(Saturday) night was pretty big.  A lot of people saying a lot of things I've never heard before," Swisher said Sunday after the Yankees whimpering 3-0 loss to the Detroit Tigers in Game 2 of the ALCS.  "Prime example — I missed that ball in the lights [in Game 1] and next thing you know, I'm the reason that Jeter got hurt.  It's kind of frustrating. They were saying it [Jeter's injury] was my fault." There were even several inappropriate tweets about him to his wife, actress JoAnna Garcia. "It's a crazy game.  Being here in New Y...
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