Oldest Living Major-League Baseball Players

This list includes every major-league baseball player born on or before 31 December 1924 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?
1Chuck Stevens7/10/19181941, 1946, 1948No
2Fred Caligiuri10/22/19181941-42Yes
3Tom Jordan9/5/19191944-48No
4Bill Mills11/2/19191944No
5Val Helm11/4/19201942No
6Wally Westlake11/8/19201947-56No
7Eddie Robinson12/15/19201942-57No
8George Elder3/10/19211949No
9Clint Conatser7/24/19211948-49No
10Marv Rackley7/25/19211947-50No
11Johnny Hetki5/12/19221945-54Yes
12Gil Coan5/18/19221946-56No
13Eddie Basinski11/4/19221944-47No
14George Yankowski11/19/19221942, 1949No
15Neal Watlington12/25/19221953No
16RED SCHOENDIENST2/2/19231945-63No
17Lee Howard11/11/19231946-47Yes
18Tim Thompson3/1/19241954-58No
19Chuck Harmon4/23/19241954-57No
20Art Schallock4/25/19241951-55Yes
21Ed Fitz Gerald5/21/19241948-59No
22Milt Welch7/26/19241945No
23Bill Greason9/3/19241954Yes
24Charlie Silvera10/13/19241948-57No
25Bobby Brown10/25/19241946-54No
26Irv Noren11/29/19241950-60No

Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedYears of ServicePitcher?
Len Okrie7/16/19234/12/20181948, 1950-52No
Ed Samcoff9/1/19243/29/20181951No
Jim Rivera7/22/192111/13/20171952-61No
BOBBY DOERR4/7/191811/13/20171937-44, 1946-51No
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

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