Oldest Living Major-League Baseball Players

This list includes every major-league baseball player born on or before 31 December 1919 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?
1*Connie Marrero4/25/19111950-54Yes
2Mike Sandlock10/17/19151942, 1944-46, 1953No
3Ray Hathaway10/13/19161945Yes
4Eddie Carnett10/21/19161941, 1944-45No
5Alex Monchak3/5/19171940No
6Lennie Merullo5/5/19171941-47No
7Carl Miles3/22/19181940Yes
8Lou Lucier3/23/19181943-45Yes
9BOBBY DOERR4/17/19181937-44, 1946-51No
10Chuck Stevens7/10/19181941, 1946, 1948No
11Bill Endicott9/4/19181946No
12Fred Caligiuri10/22/19181941-42Yes
13MONTE IRVIN2/25/19191949-56No
14Steve Nagy5/28/19191947, 1950Yes
15Luis Olmo8/11/19191943-45, 1949-51No
16Tom Jordan9/5/19191944-48No
17Lee Pfund10/18/19191945Yes
18Bill Mills11/2/19191944No
19Rugger Ardizoia11/20/19191947Yes
20Dick Adams4/8/19201947No
21Jean-Pierre Roy6/26/19201946Yes
22Larry Eschen9/22/19201942No
23Pat McGlothin10/20/19201949-50Yes
24Val Helm11/4/19201942No
25Wally Westlake11/8/19201947-56No
26Eddie Robinson12/15/19201942-57No
*On 11 December 2012, Connie Marrero became the second-oldest former major leaguer of all time.


Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedYears of ServicePitcher?
Art Kenney4/29/19163/12/20141938Yes
Mike Palagyi7/4/191711/21/20131939Yes
Ace Parker5/17/191211/6/20131937-38No

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