Sports Quiz / MLB: 2000's Nostalgia

Random Sports or MLB Quiz

Name these players with short lived primes in the 2000's. Note: all teams played for are not listed, only the most notable.

 Plays Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Score 0/35 Timer 20:00
HintAnswerFun Facts
RP (OAK, CWS) 1999-2004Known for nothing other than a sweet goatee
INF/DH (TOR, OAK) 1999-2005Now Assistant Hitting Coach (MIA)
RP (HOU, PHI, WAS) 2002-2012Threw final pitch of 2008 WS
3B (MIN) 1998-2005Canadian Baseball HOF
OF (NYM, COL, OAK) 1998-2010Georgia tech teammate of Jason Varitek, Nomar Garciaparra
RHP (CIN, SEA, TOR) 1997-2011Part of Griffey trade to CIN
OF (MIN, DET, FLA) 1999-2008Now Assistant Hitting Coach (WAS)
SS (OAK) 2003-20102004 AL Rookie of the Year
RP (CIN) 1996-20062x All Star Closer (CIN)
1B/DH (OAK, ARI) 1999-2005His 2 run dinger off Tom Glavine sent the 2001 DBacks to the WS
OF (TEX, WAS, PHI) 2003-2013Centerpiece prospect in Carlos Lee-and-Nelson Cruz-to-TEX Blockbuster
OF (TEX, BOS, COL) 1998-2010Entered game 4 of 2004 WS as pinch runner and was on field when BOS clinched 1st WS title in 86 years
SP (BAL, SF) 1998-20093rd player born in Aruba to play in MLB. 0 All Star appearances, 2 DUI's
1B (LAA, KC, SD) 1986-2001Former DET Hitting Coach resigned 2016
OF (FLA, COL, LAD) 2000-20132,217 hits went under the radar
RP (LAA) 1995-2009 10th All Time in Saves
RP (FLA) 2001-2003Injured out of big leagues, now plays in a rock band with AJ Burnett
3B (CLE, LAD) 1999-2011Decent player had a miserable 2005, batting .084 with RISP
HintAnswerFun Facts
CF (SEA,MIL, CWS) 2001-20122004 NL SB leader
SP (PIT, CWS, OAK) 1995-20082003 AL All Star Game Starter
3B/1B (BOS, TOR) 2001-2007Theo Epstein cut him for eventual batting title winner Bill Mueller
2B (ARI, MIL) 2001-20052001 WS Champ, sent to MIL in Sexson Blockbuster
SP (BOS, CIN) 2000-2017Yup... Still in the league
1B/DH (MON, TOR, LAA) 1997-20042002 WS Champ homered in 1st career AB
SP (PHI, MIL) 1999-2015One of a handful of pitchers to hit 2 homers in a game.
SP (TB, OAK, PHI) 1997-2006R.I.P. Holds OAK record for consecutive IP without ER.
RP (MON, BOS, FLA) 1995-2005Serving 14 years for attempted murder; only player in MLB history with his initials.
3B (HOU) 2000-2008Only 20/20 player in USC history; look up his comparison to Barry Bonds
OF (FLA, SD, OAK) 1997-20131st postseason HR was inside the park
RP (BAL, TB, LAA) 1996-2006Career 1.000 BA, homered on 1st pitch ever seen
OF (CIN, WAS) 2002-2013Holds MLB record for most times HBP in one game
SS (ANA, STL) 2001-20102006 WS MVP
SP (FLA, NYM, STL) 1998-2009Has 2 rings but almost blew FLA's WS in 2003, lost CL job to another on this list.
1B (ARI, MIL, TOR) 2001-2014Served up an unassisted triple play to Asdrubal Cabrera in 2008
OF (NYM, WAS, PIT) 2006-2011Hit first HR as a game-tier in the 10th, appeared in a rap video, gave his number 44 up to Adam Dunn, and was traded for Nyjer Morgan

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Join for Free
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Created Jan 29, 2017ReportFavoriteNominate
Tags:MLB Quiz, MLB Player

Top Quizzes Today

Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.