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 Schallock4/25/192499y 359d1951-55Yes
2Bill Greason9/3/192499y 228d1954Yes
3Bobby Shantz9/26/192598y 205d1949-64Yes
4Frank Saucier5/28/192697y 326d1951No
5Ed Mickelson9/9/192697y 222d1950, 1953, 1957No
6Carl Erskine12/13/192697y 127d1948-59Yes
7Jim Willis3/20/192797y 29d1953-54Yes
8Charlie Maxwell4/8/192797y 10d1950-64No
9Bob Kelly10/4/192796y 197d1951-58Yes
10Tommy Brown12/6/192796y 134d1944-45, 1947-53Yes
11Bob Oldis1/5/192896y 104d1953-55, 1960-63No
12Felipe Montemayor2/7/192896y 71d1953, 1955No
13Roy Face2/20/192896y 58d1953, 1955-69Yes
14Billy Hunter6/4/192895y 319d1953-58No
15Gail Henley10/15/192895y 186d1954No
16Bob Ross11/2/192895y 168d1950-51, 1956Yes
17Al Worthington2/5/192995y 73d1953-54, 1956-60, 1963-69Yes
18Mel Held4/12/192995y 6d1956Yes
19Hank Foiles6/10/192994y 313d1953, 1955-64No
20Don Ferrarese6/19/192994y 304d1955-62Yes


Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedAgeML CareerPitcher?
Billy Gardner7/19/19271/3/2024(96y 168d)1954-63No
Larry Miggins8/20/192512/12/2023(98y 114d)1948, 1952No
John Glenn7/10/19286/4/2023(94y 329d)1960No
Bobby Morgan6/29/19266/1/2023(96y 337d)1950, 1952-58No
Chris Haughey10/3/19254/24/2023(97y 203d)1943Yes