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?
1Eddie Robinson12/15/192099y 278d1942-57No
2George Elder3/10/192199y 192d1949No
3Eddie Basinski11/4/192297y 319d1944-47No
4Tim Thompson3/1/192496y 201d1954-58No
5Art Schallock4/25/192496y 146d1951-55Yes
6Bill Greason9/3/192496y 15d1954Yes
7Bobby Brown10/25/192495y 329d1946-54No
8Wayne Terwilliger6/27/192595y 83d1949-51, 1953-56, 1959-60No
9Larry Miggins8/20/192595y 29d1948, 1952No
10Billy DeMars8/26/192595y 23d1948, 1950-51No
11Paul Hinrichs8/31/192595y 18d1951Yes
12Bobby Shantz9/26/192594y 358d1949-64Yes
13Chris Haughey10/3/192594y 351d1943Yes
14Frank Saucier5/28/192694y 113d1951No
15Bob Miller6/16/192694y 94d1949-58Yes
16Bobby Morgan6/29/192694y 81d1950, 1952-58No
17Johnny Groth7/23/192694y 57d1946-60No
18Al Naples8/29/192694y 20d1949No
19Ed Mickelson9/9/192694y 9d1950, 1953, 1957No
20Carl Erskine12/13/192693y 280d1948-59Yes


Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedAgeML CareerPitcher?
Howie Judson2/16/19268/18/2020(94y 184d)1948-54Yes
Bert Thiel5/4/19267/31/2020(94y 88d)1952Yes
Ed Fitz Gerald5/21/19246/14/2020(96y 24d)1948-59No
George Yankowski11/19/19222/25/2020(97y 98d)1942, 1949No
Gil Coan5/18/19222/4/2020(97y 262d)1946-56No
Neal Watlington12/25/192212/29/2019(97y 4d)1953No
Val Heim11/4/192011/21/2019(99y 17d)1942No
Irv Noren11/29/192411/15/2019(94y 351d)1950-60No