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?
1Tom Jordan9/5/19191944-48No
2Bill Mills11/2/19191944No
3Val Helm11/4/19201942No
4Wally Westlake11/8/19201947-56No
5Eddie Robinson12/15/19201942-57No
6George Elder3/10/19211949No
7Clint Conatser7/24/19211948-49No
8Gil Coan5/18/19221946-56No
9Eddie Basinski11/4/19221944-47No
10George Yankowski11/19/19221942, 1949No
11Neal Watlington12/25/19221953No
12Lee Howard11/11/19231946-47Yes
13Tim Thompson3/1/19241954-58No
14Chuck Harmon4/23/19241954-57No
15Art Schallock4/25/19241951-55Yes
16Ed Fitz Gerald5/21/19241948-59No
17Milt Welch7/26/19241945No
18Bill Greason9/3/19241954Yes
19Charlie Silvera10/13/19241948-57No
20Bobby Brown10/25/19241946-54No
21Irv Noren11/29/19241950-60No

Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedYears of ServicePitcher?
Johnny Hetki5/12/19221/10/20191945-54Yes
Fred Caligiuri10/22/191811/30/20181941-42Yes
RED SCHOENDIENST2/2/19236/6/20181945-63No
Chuck Stevens7/10/19185/28/20181941, 1946, 1948No
Marv Rackley7/25/19214/24/20181947-50No
Len Okrie7/16/19234/12/20181948, 1950-52No
Ed Samcoff9/1/19243/29/20181951No

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