Oldest Living Major-League Baseball Players

This list includes every major-league baseball player born on or before 31 December 1923 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
4Tom Jordan9/5/19191944-48No
5Bill Mills11/2/19191944No
6Val Helm11/4/19201942No
7Wally Westlake11/8/19201947-56No
8Eddie Robinson12/15/19201942-57No
9George Elder3/10/19211949No
10Jim Rivera7/22/19211952-61No
11Clint Conatser7/24/19211948-49No
12Marv Rackley7/25/19211947-50No
13Johnny Hetki5/12/19221945-54Yes
14Gil Coan5/18/19221946-56No
15Eddie Basinski11/4/19221944-47No
16George Yankowski11/19/19221942, 1949No
17Neal Watlington12/25/19221953No
18RED SCHOENDIENST2/2/19231945-63No
19Len Okrie7/16/19231948-52No
20Lee Howard11/11/19231946-47Yes

Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedYears of ServicePitcher?
Solly Hemus4/17/192310/2/20171949-59No
Tom Wright9/22/19239/5/20171948-56No
Bob Kuzava5/28/19235/15/20171946-57Yes
Sam Mele1/21/19225/1/20171947-56No
Luis Olmo8/11/19194/28/20171943-45, 1949-51No
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

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