Oldest Living Major-League Baseball Players

This list includes every major-league baseball player born on or before 31 December 1928 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?
1George Elder3/10/19211949No
2Art Schallock4/25/19241951-55Yes
3Bill Greason9/3/19241954Yes
4Larry Miggins8/20/19251948, 1952No
5Paul Hinrichs8/31/19251951Yes
6Bobby Shantz9/26/19251949-64Yes
7Chris Haughey10/3/19251943Yes
8Frank Saucier5/28/19261951No
9Bobby Morgan6/29/19261950, 1952-58No
10Ed Mickelson9/9/19261950, 1953, 1957No
11Carl Erskine12/13/19261948-59Yes
12Jim Willis3/20/19271953-54Yes
13Charlie Maxwell4/8/19271950-64No
14Billy Gardner7/19/19271954-63No
15Dave Hillman9/14/19271955-62Yes
16Bill Harrington10/3/19271953, 1955-56Yes
17Bob Kelly10/4/19271951-58Yes
18Tommy Brown12/6/19271944-45, 1947-53Yes
19Bob Oldis1/5/19281953-55, 1960-63No
20Felipe Montemayor2/7/19281953, 1955No
21Roy Face2/20/19281953, 1955-69Yes
22Billy Hunter6/4/19281953-58No
23John Glenn7/10/19281960No
24Fred Marolewski10/9/19281953No
25Gail Henley10/15/19281954No
26Mickey Micelotta10/20/19281954-55No
27Bob Ross11/2/19281950-51, 1956Yes
28Bill Wilson11/6/19281950, 1953-55No

Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedYears of ServicePitcher?
Eddie Basinski11/4/19221/8/20221944-47No
Tim Thompson3/1/192410/25/20211954-58No
Eddie Robinson12/15/192010/4/20211942-57No
Cloyd Boyer9/1/19279/20/20211949-55Yes
Johnny Groth7/23/19268/7/20211946-60No

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