icon Oldest Living Major Leaguers

This list includes every major-league baseball player born on or before 31 December 1923 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?
1BOBBY DOERR4/7/191899y 171d1937-44, 1946-51No
2Chuck Stevens7/10/191899y 77d1941, 1946, 1948No
3Fred Caligiuri10/22/191898y 338d1941-42Yes
4Tom Jordan9/5/191998y 20d1944-48No
5Bill Mills11/2/191997y 327d1944No
6Val Helm11/4/192096y 325d1942No
7Wally Westlake11/8/192096y 321d1947-56No
8Eddie Robinson12/15/192096y 284d1942-57No
9George Elder3/10/192196y 199d1949No
10Jim Rivera7/22/192196y 65d1952-61No
11Clint Conatser7/24/192196y 63d1948-49No
12Marv Rackley7/25/192196y 62d1947-50No
13Johnny Hetki5/12/192295y 136d1945-54Yes
14Gil Coan5/18/192295y 130d1946-56No
15Eddie Basinski11/4/192294y 325d1944-47No
16George Yankowski11/19/192294y 310d1942, 1949No
17Neal Watlington12/25/192294y 274d1953No
18RED SCHOENDIENST2/2/192394y 235d1945-63No
19Solly Hemus4/17/192394y 161d1949-59No
20Len Okrie7/16/192394y 71d1948-52No
21Lee Howard11/11/192393y 318d1946-47Yes


Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedAgeML CareerPitcher?
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
Red Adams10/7/19211/18/2017(95y 103d)1946Yes
Dick Starr3/2/19211/18/2017(95y 322d)1947-51Yes
Bill Endicott9/4/191811/26/2016(98y 83d)1946No
Dave Ferriss12/5/192111/24/2016(94y 355d)1945-50Yes
Eddie Carnett10/21/191611/4/2016(100y 14d)1941, 1944-45No