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 Robinson12/15/192098y 358d1942-57No
2George Elder3/10/192198y 273d1949No
3Gil Coan5/18/192297y 204d1946-56No
4Eddie Basinski11/4/192297y 34d1944-47No
5George Yankowski11/19/192297y 19d1942, 1949No
6Neal Watlington12/25/192296y 348d1953No
7Tim Thompson3/1/192495y 282d1954-58No
8Art Schallock4/25/192495y 227d1951-55Yes
9Ed Fitz Gerald5/21/192495y 201d1948-59No
10Bill Greason9/3/192495y 96d1954Yes
11Bobby Brown10/25/192495y 44d1946-54No
12Wayne Terwilliger6/27/192594y 164d1949-51, 1953-56, 1959-60No
13Larry Miggins8/20/192594y 110d1948, 1952No
14Billy DeMars8/26/192594y 104d1948, 1950-51No
15Paul Hinrichs8/31/192594y 99d1951Yes
16Bobby Shantz9/26/192594y 73d1949-64Yes
17Chris Haughey10/3/192594y 66d1943Yes


Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedAgeML CareerPitcher?
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
Johnny Hetki5/12/19221/10/2019(96y 243d)1945-54Yes