Early in his career, Nick shared an apartment with teammate and close friend Adam Loewen.
Nick played for the Greek national baseball team in the 2004 Olympic games in Athens. He led the team in hitting with a .346 average.
Nick was named the Orioles’ 2005 Brooks Robinson Award winner as organization’s Minor League Player of the Year.
Nick finished sixth in the balloting for 2006 American League Rookie of the Year and was named as an outfielder on the Baseball Digest and Topps All-Rookie teams.
In 2007, Nick joined two legendary Orioles as the only Baltimore players to drive in more than 100 runs in their second full season—Jim Gentile with 141 RBIs in 1961 and Cal Ripken with 102 RBIs in 1983.
In 2008, Nick put together a 17-game hitting streak that ran from June 22 to July 10. He batted .397 with nine doubles, two homers, 18 RBIs and 21 runs.
The Orioles nominated Nick in 2009 for the Roberto Clemente Award, which is given annually to the Major League Baseball player who melds his skills on the diamond with work in the community. Yankee Derek Jeter won the award.
Tattooed on Nick’s right arm is the name “Taylor Scott Randahl.”
Nick’s favorite vehicle is a red 1994 high-mileage Ford Ranger.
In May of 2009, Nick and Christina started the Right Side Foundation, a non-profit organization to help Baltimore-area youth.