Oldest Living Major-League Baseball Players

This list includes every major-league baseball player born on or before 31 December 1929 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?
1Art Schallock4/25/19241951-55Yes
2Bill Greason9/3/19241954Yes
3Bobby Shantz9/26/19251949-64Yes
4Frank Saucier5/28/19261951No
5Ed Mickelson9/9/19261950, 1953, 1957No
6Jim Willis3/20/19271953-54Yes
7Charlie Maxwell4/8/19271950-64No
8Bob Kelly10/4/19271951-58Yes
9Tommy Brown12/6/19271944-45, 1947-53Yes
10Bob Oldis1/5/19281953-55, 1960-63No
11Felipe Montemayor2/7/19281953, 1955No
12Roy Face2/20/19281953, 1955-69Yes
13Billy Hunter6/4/19281953-58No
14Gail Henley10/15/19281954No
15Bob Ross11/2/19281950-51, 1956Yes
16Al Worthington2/5/19291953-54, 1956-60, 1963-69Yes
17Mel Held4/12/19291956Yes
18Don Ferrarese6/19/19291955-62Yes

Recent Deaths

NameBornDiedYears of ServicePitcher?
Hank Foiles6/10/19295/21/20241953, 1955-64No
Carl Erskine12/13/19264/16/20241948-59Yes
Billy Gardner7/19/19271/3/20241954-63No
Larry Miggins8/20/192512/12/20231948, 1952No

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