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 34d1942-57No
2George Elder3/10/192198y 314d1949No
3Gil Coan5/18/192297y 245d1946-56No
4Eddie Basinski11/4/192297y 75d1944-47No
5George Yankowski11/19/192297y 60d1942, 1949No
6Tim Thompson3/1/192495y 323d1954-58No
7Art Schallock4/25/192495y 268d1951-55Yes
8Ed Fitz Gerald5/21/192495y 242d1948-59No
9Bill Greason9/3/192495y 137d1954Yes
10Bobby Brown10/25/192495y 85d1946-54No
11Wayne Terwilliger6/27/192594y 205d1949-51, 1953-56, 1959-60No
12Larry Miggins8/20/192594y 151d1948, 1952No
13Billy DeMars8/26/192594y 145d1948, 1950-51No
14Paul Hinrichs8/31/192594y 140d1951Yes
15Bobby Shantz9/26/192594y 114d1949-64Yes
16Chris Haughey10/3/192594y 107d1943Yes


Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedAgeML CareerPitcher?
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
Milt Welch7/26/19242/9/2019(94y 198d)1945No