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It's always interesting to see social media react to a new signing.

When it came to the Giants acquiring outfielder Mike Gerber from the Tigers, Twitter did its due diligence to mine through his old tweets.

And what did they discover? Well, Gerber was a huge Taylor Swift fan back in the day.

Check these out:

Like a normal person, Gerber would wish T-Swift a happy birthday -- that's the standard. But he also complimented her during a Grammy appearance, called her "AMAZING" and even watched her on an episode of "Punk'd" while doing a fantasy football draft.

Talk about dedication.

Now we just need to know if he ever did see her in concert and if it lived up to the hype.