icon Oldest Living Major Leaguers

This list includes every major-league baseball player born on or before 31 December 1925 who is alive. They are listed in order from oldest to youngest.

Players who accumulated fewer than 200 at bats and 50 innings pitched are in normal type. Players with more than 200 at bats or 50 innings pitched are in bold. Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame are in BOLD CAPS.

RankNameBornAgeML CareerPitcher?
1Val Heim11/4/192098y 351d1942No
2Eddie Robinson12/15/192098y 310d1942-57No
3George Elder3/10/192198y 225d1949No
4Gil Coan5/18/192297y 156d1946-56No
5Eddie Basinski11/4/192296y 351d1944-47No
6George Yankowski11/19/192296y 336d1942, 1949No
7Neal Watlington12/25/192296y 300d1953No
8Tim Thompson3/1/192495y 234d1954-58No
9Art Schallock4/25/192495y 179d1951-55Yes
10Ed Fitz Gerald5/21/192495y 153d1948-59No
11Bill Greason9/3/192495y 48d1954Yes
12Bobby Brown10/25/192494y 361d1946-54No
13Irv Noren11/29/192494y 326d1950-60No
14Wayne Terwilliger6/27/192594y 116d1949-51, 1953-56, 1959-60No
15Larry Miggins8/20/192594y 62d1948, 1952No
16Billy DeMars8/26/192594y 56d1948, 1950-51No
17Paul Hinrichs8/31/192594y 51d1951Yes
18Bobby Shantz9/26/192594y 25d1949-64Yes
19Chris Haughey10/3/192594y 18d1943Yes


Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedAgeML CareerPitcher?
Charlie Silvera10/13/19249/7/2019(94y 329d)1948-57No
Wally Westlake11/8/19209/5/2019(98y 301d)1947-56No
Tom Jordan9/5/19198/26/2019(99y 355d)1944-48No
Clint Conatser7/24/19218/23/2019(98y 30d)1948-49No
Bill Mills11/2/19198/9/2019(99y 280d)1944No
Chuck Harmon4/23/19243/19/2019(94y 330d)1954-57No
Milt Welch7/26/19242/9/2019(94y 198d)1945No
Johnny Hetki5/12/19221/10/2019(96y 243d)1945-54Yes
Fred Caligiuri10/22/191811/30/2018(100y 39d)1941-42Yes