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Can you identify some of the players that played in only 1 major league game of an entire season (since 1980)?

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Year (team)PlayerCareer info; extra info
2013 (LAA)SP/RP (2013–) LAA; Won 16 games in 2014 with .800 W-L% (LAA)
2013 (TOR)SP/RP (2004-2013) TOR, MIL, etc.; Won 12 games in back-to-back seasons from ’06-’07 (MIL)
2012 (SFG)RP/SP (2006–) ARI, SFG, etc.; Record 46 consecutive batters retired in 2014 (SFG)
2012 (NYY)RP (2004-2013) SEA, etc.; Back-to-back 30+ save seasons in ’09-’10 (SEA)
2011 (LAA)SP (2004–) TBD/TBR, LAA, OAK, etc.; 3-time all-star
2009 (NYY)SP (2007–) NYY, ARI, SDP; Won 21 games in 2011 (ARI)
2009 (ARI)SP (2003-2009) ARI; Won NL Cy Young in 2006 (ARI)
2009 (LAA)SP/RP (1997-2009) TOR, ANA/LAA; Had 18 wins in a season (LAA) and 35+ saves in a season (TOR)
2008 (SFG)1B (1992-2008) CAL, SFG, etc.; Won 6 gold gloves at 1B
2008 (CLE)OF (2000-2008) TBD, MIN, etc.; Career best 31 SB in 2001 (TBD)
2007 (STL)SP (1997-2012) TOR, STL; Won NL Cy Young in 2005 (STL)
2007 (NYM)SP/RP (1994-2010) LAD, TEX, etc.; South Korean pitcher played 9 years for Dodgers
2007 (PHI)SP/RP (2007–) PHI, HOU, TOR; Finished 2nd in ROY voting in 2009 (PHI)
2006, 2007 (BAL)RP (2006–) BAL, etc.; 50+ saves in back-to-back seasons from ’12-’13 (BAL)
2006 (TEX)SP/RP (2001–) TEX, NYM, TOR; Won NL Cy Young in 2012 (NYM)
2006 (SDP)SP (1995-2008) SFG, COL, etc.; Won career best 19 games in 1997 (SFG)
2005 (CLE)OF/DH (1989-2005) TEX, DET, CLE; Had 5 40+ HR seasons w/ Rangers
2005 (CHC)C (2005–) CHC, TEX, etc.; Won NL ROY In 2008 (CHC)
2005 (CLE)SP (2004–) CLE, BAL, KCR, etc.; Led the league in losses with 17 in ’09 and ’11 (BAL)
2004 (MIL)OF/1B (2004–) MIL, SEA; Had 20-20 seasons in ‘07, ‘08 (MIL)
2004 (ARI)SP (1992-2004) HOU, etc.; Won 16+ games for HOU 3 times from ’96-‘99
2004 (BAL)SP (2004-2013) BAL, NYM, etc.; Won 15 games for NYM in 2007
2004 (BAL)DH/OF (2001-2011) BAL, OAK, etc.; Former 1st rd. DP by ARI was known for power with high walk/strikeout totals
2003 (PHI)RP (2003-2011) PHI; Former fill-in closer for PHI signed with KCR for 2015
2002 (NYM)SP/RP (2002-2007) NYM, TBD, etc.; Born in South Korea
2002 (SEA)DH (2002) SEA; Former ATL power-hitting 1B prospect played just 1 ML game
2001 (CHC)RP (1995-2008) CHC, FLA, CLE, etc.; Led league in saves in 2007 (CLE)
2001 (DET)SP/RP (1996-2010) DET, HOU, FLA, etc.; Led league with 16 losses in 1999 (DET)
2001 (PIT)RP (1994-2001) OAK, etc.; Had 100 saves for A’s from ’94-‘99
2000 (FLA)RP/SP (2000–) FLA, DET, PIT, LAA, etc.; An all-star closer in 2013 (PIT)
2000 (SDP)OF/1B (2000–) SDP, PIT, NYY, etc.; His best season in 2008 was split between PIT and NYY
2000 (TBD)SP (1991-2000) TOR, etc.; Went 40-11 from ’91-’93 (TOR)
2000 (TEX)RP (1999-2007) TEX, MIL, etc.; 39 saves for MIL in 2004
2000 (TOR)DH/1B (2000-2008) TOR, etc.; Hit .309 with 15 HR in rookie season in 2002 (TOR)
1999 (TBD)SS/2B/1B/DH (1982-2007) CLE, TEX, ATL, etc.; A .298 career hitter who played until age 48
1999 (MIL)SP (1996-2004) MIL, PIT, etc.; Career best 12-7, 2.66 ERA in 2000 (MIL)
1999 (MON)SP (1999-2008) MON/WSN, etc.; The son of a former A’s/Red Sox slugger
1999 (CHW)RP/SP (1995-2008) TBD, NYY, etc.; Most losses, ER, hits allowed, and walks in the AL in 2002 (TBD)
1998 (CLE)3B/1B/OF (1998-2011) CLE, MIL, SEA, etc.; 15.1 AB per HR (16th best all-time)
1998 (SDP)C (1998-2004) SDP, SEA, etc.; 2nd overall pick in 1995 draft (SDP)
1997 (MIN)OF (1997–) MIN, LAA, DET; Won 9 gold gloves as an OF
1997 (BOS)C (1997-2011) BOS; 3-time all-star
1997 (HOU)SP (1983-1997) NYM, PHI, etc.; Played 10 seasons with Mets
1997 (ANA)2B/3B/SS (1987-2002) NYY, CAL/ANA, OAK, etc.; Best season in 1999 between ANA/OAK
1996 (FLA)SP (1996-2012) FLA, SFG, MON/WSN, etc.; 10 seasons w/ 200+ IP
1996 (SEA)SP/RP (1996-2002) SEA, KCR, etc.; 3rd Japanese player to play in MLB
1996 (LAD)OF (1995-2004) LAD, DET, CLE, NYY; Debuted at age 19 in 1995 (LAD)
1995 (NYY)C (1995-2011) NYY; 5-time all-star
1995 (HOU)RP (1995-2010) HOU, PHI, NYM, etc.; Had 422 career saves
1995 (FLA)RP (1987-1995) CAL, FLA; Had 2 40+ save seasons
1994 (CLE)RP/SP (1993-2009) CLE, SFG, STL, BOS, etc.; Was part of the Matt Williams/Jeff Kent trade in 1996 (SFG/CLE)
1992 (TOR)SP (1987-2005) NYY, TOR, FLA, NYM; Pitched first no-hitter in Marlins history in 1996
1992 (PIT)SP/RP (1992-2012) MON/WSN, ARI, SEA, etc.; Had 16 wins in a season (SEA) and 30+ saves in a season (TOR)
1991 (PIT)SP/RP (1988-2003) PIT, NYM, MIN, etc.; Scrutinized for being a replacement player during players’ strike
1991 (OAK)RP/SP (1991-2004) OAK, TEX, CHC; Former 1st round DP of A’s in 1990
1991 (BOS)DH/C (1991-1994) BOS, etc.; Won AL Manager of the Year in 2007 (CLE)
1991 (SDP)SP/RP (1981-1995) SFG, SDP, etc.; Led league in ERA and lowest BB/9 IP in 1983 (SFG)
1990 (MIN)2B/3B (1989-1997) MIN, etc.; Hired to manage D-backs in 2015
1989 (TEX)SP/RP (1989-2005) CHW, TBD, LAD, etc.; Pitched no-hitter in 2nd MLB start in 1991 (CHW)
1989 (PIT)RP/SP (1982-1995) TOR, SFG, PIT, LAD; Had 25+ saves for PIT and LAD
1989 (CAL)RP (1989-2004) CAL/ANA, MIL, etc.; Saved 79 games for MIL
1988 (CHC)SP (1986-1998) CHC, STL, MIN, etc.; 16-5, 2.16 ERA in 1992 (STL)
1988 (SDP)C (1988-2007) CLE, CHW, etc.; Won AL ROY in 1990 (CLE)
1988 (NYY)1B (1971-1988) CLE, NYY, ATL; Won AL ROY in 1971 (CLE)
1987 (MON)SP (1980-1988) MON, etc.; Won 43 games from ’82-’84 (MON)
1986 (TEX)SP (1986-2005) TEX, FLA, LAD, etc.; Finished with 1.89 ERA in 1996 (FLA)
1985 (NYM)RP (1985-1998) NYM, SDP, CHC, BAL, etc.; Career best 53 Saves in 1993 (CHC)
1983 (ATL)SP/RP (1980-1993) ATL, PIT, etc.; Played 10 seasons with Pirates
1983 (NYY)RP/SP (1970-1983) CAL, CHC, CLE, NYY; Two-time all-star, father to a pair of major leaguers
1982 (LAD)OF (1962-1982) PIT, LAD; A .304 career hitter, played 13 seasons with Dodgers
1981 (NYM)SP/RP (1981-1994) NYM, LAD, NYY, SEA, etc.; Led league with 19 losses in 1990 (NYY)
1980 (BAL)SP (1980-1993) BAL, BOS, KCR, etc.; Won 20 games in 1984 (BAL)
1980 (PHI)C (1980-1990) PHI, ATL, etc.; Career best 27 HR in 1987 (ATL)

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