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

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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
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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

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