Oldest Living Major-League Baseball Players

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.

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RankNameBornYears of ServicePitcher?
1Val Heim11/4/19201942No
2Eddie Robinson12/15/19201942-57No
3George Elder3/10/19211949No
4Gil Coan5/18/19221946-56No
5Eddie Basinski11/4/19221944-47No
6George Yankowski11/19/19221942, 1949No
7Neal Watlington12/25/19221953No
8Tim Thompson3/1/19241954-58No
9Art Schallock4/25/19241951-55Yes
10Ed Fitz Gerald5/21/19241948-59No
11Bill Greason9/3/19241954Yes
12Bobby Brown10/25/19241946-54No
13Irv Noren11/29/19241950-60No
14Wayne Terwilliger6/27/19251949-51, 1953-56, 1959-60No
15Larry Miggins8/20/19251948, 1952No
16Billy DeMars8/26/19251948, 1950-51No
17Paul Hinrichs8/31/19251951Yes
18Bobby Shantz9/26/19251949-64Yes
19Chris Haughey10/3/19251943Yes

Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedYears of ServicePitcher?
Charlie Silvera10/13/19249/7/20191948-57No
Wally Westlake11/8/19209/5/20191947-56No
Tom Jordan9/5/19198/26/20191944-48No
Clint Conatser7/24/19218/23/20191948-49No
Bill Mills11/2/19198/9/20191944No
Chuck Harmon4/23/19243/19/20191954-57No
Milt Welch7/26/19242/9/20191945No
Johnny Hetki5/12/19221/10/20191945-54Yes
Fred Caligiuri10/22/191811/30/20181941-42Yes

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