icon Oldest Living Major Leaguers

This list includes every major-league baseball player born on or before 31 December 1927 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?
1George Elder3/10/1921100y 229d1949No
2Eddie Basinski11/4/192298y 355d1944-47No
3Tim Thompson3/1/192497y 238d1954-58No
4Art Schallock4/25/192497y 183d1951-55Yes
5Bill Greason9/3/192497y 52d1954Yes
6Larry Miggins8/20/192596y 66d1948, 1952No
7Paul Hinrichs8/31/192596y 55d1951Yes
8Bobby Shantz9/26/192596y 29d1949-64Yes
9Chris Haughey10/3/192596y 22d1943Yes
10Frank Saucier5/28/192695y 150d1951No
11Bobby Morgan6/29/192695y 118d1950, 1952-58No
12Ed Mickelson9/9/192695y 46d1950, 1953, 1957No
13Carl Erskine12/13/192694y 316d1948-59Yes
14Jim Willis3/20/192794y 219d1953-54Yes
15Charlie Maxwell4/8/192794y 200d1950-64No
16Billy Gardner7/19/192794y 98d1954-63No
17Dave Hillman9/14/192794y 41d1955-62Yes
18Bill Harrington10/3/192794y 22d1953, 1955-56Yes
19Bob Kelly10/4/192794y 21d1951-58Yes
20Tommy Brown12/6/192793y 323d1944-45, 1947-53Yes


Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedAgeML CareerPitcher?
Eddie Robinson12/15/192010/4/2021(100y 293d)1942-57No
Cloyd Boyer9/1/19279/20/2021(94y 19d)1949-55Yes
Johnny Groth7/23/19268/7/2021(95y 15d)1946-60No
Bobby Brown10/25/19243/25/2021(96y 151d)1946-54No
Al Naples8/29/19262/26/2021(94y 181d)1949No
Wayne Terwilliger6/27/19252/3/2021(95y 221d)1949-51, 1953-56, 1959-60No
Billy DeMars8/26/192512/10/2020(95y 106d)1948, 1950-51No
Bob Miller6/16/192611/27/2020(94y 164d)1949-58Yes