icon Oldest Living Major Leaguers

This list includes every major-league baseball player born on or before 31 December 1929 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?
1Art Schallock4/25/1924100y 85d1951-55Yes
2Bill Greason9/3/192499y 320d1954Yes
3Bobby Shantz9/26/192598y 297d1949-64Yes
4Frank Saucier5/28/192698y 52d1951No
5Ed Mickelson9/9/192697y 314d1950, 1953, 1957No
6Jim Willis3/20/192797y 121d1953-54Yes
7Charlie Maxwell4/8/192797y 102d1950-64No
8Bob Kelly10/4/192796y 289d1951-58Yes
9Tommy Brown12/6/192796y 226d1944-45, 1947-53Yes
10Bob Oldis1/5/192896y 196d1953-55, 1960-63No
11Felipe Montemayor2/7/192896y 163d1953, 1955No
12Roy Face2/20/192896y 150d1953, 1955-69Yes
13Billy Hunter6/4/192896y 45d1953-58No
14Gail Henley10/15/192895y 278d1954No
15Bob Ross11/2/192895y 260d1950-51, 1956Yes
16Al Worthington2/5/192995y 165d1953-54, 1956-60, 1963-69Yes
17Mel Held4/12/192995y 98d1956Yes
18Don Ferrarese6/19/192995y 30d1955-62Yes


Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedAgeML CareerPitcher?
Hank Foiles6/10/19295/21/2024(94y 346d)1953, 1955-64No
Carl Erskine12/13/19264/16/2024(97y 125d)1948-59Yes
Billy Gardner7/19/19271/3/2024(96y 168d)1954-63No
Larry Miggins8/20/192512/12/2023(98y 114d)1948, 1952No