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

Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedYears of ServicePitcher?
Val Heim11/4/192011/21/20191942No
Irv Noren11/29/192411/15/20191950-60No
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

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