icon Oldest Living Major Leaguers

This list includes every major-league baseball player born on or before 31 December 1924 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?
1Chuck Stevens7/10/191899y 194d1941, 1946, 1948No
2Fred Caligiuri10/22/191899y 90d1941-42Yes
3Tom Jordan9/5/191998y 137d1944-48No
4Bill Mills11/2/191998y 79d1944No
5Val Helm11/4/192097y 77d1942No
6Wally Westlake11/8/192097y 73d1947-56No
7Eddie Robinson12/15/192097y 36d1942-57No
8George Elder3/10/192196y 316d1949No
9Clint Conatser7/24/192196y 180d1948-49No
10Marv Rackley7/25/192196y 179d1947-50No
11Johnny Hetki5/12/192295y 253d1945-54Yes
12Gil Coan5/18/192295y 247d1946-56No
13Eddie Basinski11/4/192295y 77d1944-47No
14George Yankowski11/19/192295y 62d1942, 1949No
15Neal Watlington12/25/192295y 26d1953No
16RED SCHOENDIENST2/2/192394y 352d1945-63No
17Len Okrie7/16/192394y 188d1948-52No
18Lee Howard11/11/192394y 70d1946-47Yes
19Tim Thompson3/1/192493y 325d1954-58No
20Chuck Harmon4/23/192493y 272d1954-57No
21Art Schallock4/25/192493y 270d1951-55Yes
22Ed Fitz Gerald5/21/192493y 244d1948-59No
23Milt Welch7/26/192493y 178d1945No
24Ed Samcoff9/1/192493y 141d1951No
25Bill Greason9/3/192493y 139d1954Yes
26Charlie Silvera10/13/192493y 99d1948-57No
27Bobby Brown10/25/192493y 87d1946-54No
28Irv Noren11/29/192493y 52d1950-60No


Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedAgeML CareerPitcher?
Jim Rivera7/22/192111/13/2017(96y 114d)1952-61No
BOBBY DOERR4/7/191811/13/2017(99y 220d)1937-44, 1946-51No
Solly Hemus4/17/192310/2/2017(94y 168d)1949-59No
Tom Wright9/22/19239/5/2017(93y 348d)1948-56No
Bob Kuzava5/28/19235/15/2017(93y 352d)1946-57Yes
Sam Mele1/21/19225/1/2017(95y 100d)1947-56No
Luis Olmo8/11/19194/28/2017(97y 260d)1943-45, 1949-51No
Vic Barnhart9/1/19224/13/2017(94y 224d)1944-46No