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?
1Chuck Stevens7/10/191899y 132d1941, 1946, 1948No
2Fred Caligiuri10/22/191899y 28d1941-42Yes
3Tom Jordan9/5/191998y 75d1944-48No
4Bill Mills11/2/191998y 17d1944No
5Val Helm11/4/192097y 15d1942No
6Wally Westlake11/8/192097y 11d1947-56No
7Eddie Robinson12/15/192096y 339d1942-57No
8George Elder3/10/192196y 254d1949No
9Clint Conatser7/24/192196y 118d1948-49No
10Marv Rackley7/25/192196y 117d1947-50No
11Johnny Hetki5/12/192295y 191d1945-54Yes
12Gil Coan5/18/192295y 185d1946-56No
13Eddie Basinski11/4/192295y 15d1944-47No
14George Yankowski11/19/192295y 0d1942, 1949No
15Neal Watlington12/25/192294y 329d1953No
16RED SCHOENDIENST2/2/192394y 290d1945-63No
17Len Okrie7/16/192394y 126d1948-52No
18Lee Howard11/11/192394y 8d1946-47Yes


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
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