Oldest Living Major-League Baseball Players

This list includes every major-league baseball player born on or before 31 December 1922 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.

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RankNameBornYears of ServicePitcher?
1BOBBY DOERR4/7/19181937-44, 1946-51No
2Chuck Stevens7/10/19181941, 1946, 1948No
3Fred Caligiuri10/22/19181941-42Yes
4Luis Olmo8/11/19191943-45, 1949-51No
5Tom Jordan9/5/19191944-48No
6Bill Mills11/2/19191944No
7Val Helm11/4/19201942No
8Wally Westlake11/8/19201947-56No
9Eddie Robinson12/15/19201942-57No
10George Elder3/10/19211949No
11Jim Rivera7/22/19211952-61No
12Clint Conatser7/24/19211948-49No
13Marv Rackley7/25/19211947-50No
14Sam Mele1/21/19221947-56No
15Johnny Hetki5/12/19221945-54Yes
16Gil Coan5/18/19221946-56No
17Eddie Basinski11/4/19221944-47No
18George Yankowski11/19/19221942, 1949No
19Neal Watlington12/25/19221953No

Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedYears of ServicePitcher?
Vic Barnhart9/1/19224/13/20171944-46No
Red Adams10/7/19211/18/20171946Yes
Dick Starr3/2/19211/18/20171947-51Yes
Bill Endicott9/4/191811/26/20161946No
Dave Ferriss12/5/192111/24/20161945-50Yes
Eddie Carnett10/21/191611/4/20161941, 1944-45No
Dick Adams4/8/19209/14/20161947No
Carl Miles3/22/19189/9/20161940Yes
Steve Nagy5/28/19197/24/20161947, 1950Yes
Lee Pfund10/18/19196/2/20161945Yes

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