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 72d1942-57No
2George Elder3/10/192198y 352d1949No
3Eddie Basinski11/4/192297y 113d1944-47No
4George Yankowski11/19/192297y 98d1942, 1949No
5Tim Thompson3/1/192495y 361d1954-58No
6Art Schallock4/25/192495y 306d1951-55Yes
7Ed Fitz Gerald5/21/192495y 280d1948-59No
8Bill Greason9/3/192495y 175d1954Yes
9Bobby Brown10/25/192495y 123d1946-54No
10Wayne Terwilliger6/27/192594y 243d1949-51, 1953-56, 1959-60No
11Larry Miggins8/20/192594y 189d1948, 1952No
12Billy DeMars8/26/192594y 183d1948, 1950-51No
13Paul Hinrichs8/31/192594y 178d1951Yes
14Bobby Shantz9/26/192594y 152d1949-64Yes
15Chris Haughey10/3/192594y 145d1943Yes


Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedAgeML CareerPitcher?
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
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