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 205d1942-57No
2George Elder3/10/192199y 119d1949No
3Eddie Basinski11/4/192297y 246d1944-47No
4Tim Thompson3/1/192496y 128d1954-58No
5Art Schallock4/25/192496y 73d1951-55Yes
6Ed Fitz Gerald5/21/192496y 47d1948-59No
7Bill Greason9/3/192495y 308d1954Yes
8Bobby Brown10/25/192495y 256d1946-54No
9Wayne Terwilliger6/27/192595y 10d1949-51, 1953-56, 1959-60No
10Larry Miggins8/20/192594y 322d1948, 1952No
11Billy DeMars8/26/192594y 316d1948, 1950-51No
12Paul Hinrichs8/31/192594y 311d1951Yes
13Bobby Shantz9/26/192594y 285d1949-64Yes
14Chris Haughey10/3/192594y 278d1943Yes


Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedAgeML CareerPitcher?
George Yankowski11/19/19222/25/2020(97y 98d)1942, 1949No
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