List of oldest living Major League Baseball players

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This list includes 100 of the oldest living former Major League Baseball players. They are listed from oldest to youngest. The primary position of each player is noted after his name.

* Denotes All-Star

† Denotes Hall of Famer

Rank Name Age Date of birth ML debut Final game Teams
01 Connie Marrero* (P) 102 years, 359 days April 25, 1911 April 21, 1950 September 7, 1954 118 games: Washington Senators
02 Mike Sandlock (C) 98 years, 184 days October 17, 1915 September 19, 1942 September 27, 1953 195 games: Boston Braves, Brooklyn Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates
03 Ray Hathaway (P) 97 years, 188 days October 13, 1916 April 20, 1945 June 3, 1945 4 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
04 Eddie Carnett (LF) 97 years, 180 days October 21, 1916 April 19, 1941 July 7, 1945 158 games: Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians
05 Alex Monchak (SS) 97 years, 45 days March 5, 1917 June 22, 1940 September 1, 1940 19 games: Philadelphia Phillies
06 Lennie Merullo (SS) 96 years, 349 days May 5, 1917 September 21, 1941 August 22, 1947 639 games: Chicago Cubs
07 Carl Miles (P) 96 years, 28 days March 22, 1918 June 8, 1940 July 2, 1940 2 games: Philadelphia Athletics
08 Lou Lucier (P) 96 years, 27 days March 23, 1918 April 23, 1943 June 13, 1945 33 games: Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies
09 Bobby Doerr*† (2B) 96 years, 12 days April 7, 1918 April 20, 1937 September 7, 1951 1,865 games: Boston Red Sox
010 Chuck Stevens (1B) 95 years, 283 days July 10, 1918 September 16, 1941 July 25, 1948 211 games: St. Louis Browns
011 Bill Endicott (OF) 95 years, 227 days September 4, 1918 April 21, 1946 September 18, 1946 20 games: St. Louis Cardinals
012 Fred Caligiuri (P) 95 years, 179 days October 22, 1918 September 3, 1941 September 20, 1942 18 games: Philadelphia Athletics
013 Monte Irvin*† (LF) 95 years, 53 days February 25, 1919 July 8, 1949 September 30, 1956 764 games: New York Giants and Chicago Cubs (plus Negro Leagues)
014 Steve Nagy (P) 94 years, 326 days May 28, 1919 April 23, 1947 June 30, 1950 21 games: Washington Senators and Pittsburgh Pirates
015 Luis Olmo (OF) 94 years, 251 days August 11, 1919 July 23, 1943 June 6, 1951 438 games: Brooklyn Dodgers and Boston Braves
016 Tom Jordan (C) 94 years, 226 days September 5, 1919 September 4, 1944 April 28, 1948 29 games: Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Browns and Cleveland Indians
017 Lee Pfund (P) 94 years, 191 days October 10, 1919 April 21, 1945 July 5, 1945 15 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
018 Bill Mills (C) 94 years, 168 days November 2, 1919 May 19, 1944 June 3, 1944 5 games: Philadelphia Athletics
019 Rugger Ardizoia (P) 94 years, 150 days November 20, 1919 April 30, 1947 April 30, 1947 1 game: New York Yankees
020 Dick Adams (1B) 94 years, 11 days April 8, 1920 May 20, 1947 September 28, 1947 37 games: Philadelphia Athletics
021 Jean-Pierre Roy (P) 93 years, 297 days June 26, 1920 May 5, 1946 May 11, 1946 3 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
022 Larry Eschen (SS) 93 years, 209 days September 22, 1920 June 16, 1942 July 17, 1942 12 games: Philadelphia Athletics
023 Pat McGlothin (P) 93 years, 181 days October 20, 1920 April 25, 1949 April 18, 1950 8 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
024 Val Heim (LF) 93 years, 166 days November 4, 1920 August 31, 1942 September 22, 1942 13 games: Chicago White Sox
025 Wally Westlake* (OF-3B) 93 years, 162 days November 8, 1920 April 15, 1947 May 12, 1956 958 games: Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies, Cleveland Indians and Baltimore Orioles
026 Eddie Robinson* (1B) 93 years, 125 days December 15, 1920 September 9, 1942 September 15, 1957 1,315 games: Cleveland Indians, Washington Senators, Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Athletics, New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics, Detroit Tigers, and Baltimore Orioles
027 Dick Starr (P) 93 years, 48 days March 2, 1921 September 5, 1947 September 29, 1951 93 games: New York Yankees, St. Louis Browns and Washington Senators
028 George Elder (P) 93 years, 40 days March 10, 1921 July 22, 1949 September 25, 1949 41 games: St. Louis Browns
029 Charlie Mead (RF) 93 years, 10 days April 9, 1921 August 28, 1943 September 30, 1945 87 games: New York Giants
030 Clint Conatser (OF) 92 years, 269 days July 24, 1921 April 21, 1948 July 14, 1949 143 games: Boston Braves
031 Marv Rackley (OF) 92 years, 268 days July 25, 1921 April 15, 1947 May 8, 1950 185 games: Brooklyn Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds
032 Vic Barnhart (SS-3B) 92 years, 230 days September 1, 1921 October 1, 1944 April 21, 1946 74 games: Pittsburgh Pirates
033 Red Adams (P) 92 years, 194 days October 7, 1921 May 5, 1946 July 2, 1946 8 games: Chicago Cubs
034 Neill Sheridan (P) 92 years, 150 days November 20, 1921 September 19, 1948 September 26, 1948 2 games: Boston Red Sox
035 Dave Ferriss* (P) 92 years, 135 days December 5, 1921 April 29, 1945 April 18, 1952 144 games: Boston Red Sox
036 Alvin Dark* (SS) 92 years, 102 days January 7, 1922 July 14, 1946 October 2, 1960 1,828 games: Boston Braves, New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and Milwaukee Braves
037 Neil Berry (SS) 92 years, 98 days January 11, 1922 April 20, 1948 May 11, 1954 172 games: Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Browns and Baltimore Orioles
038 Sam Mele (1B) 92 years, 88 days January 21, 1922 April 15, 1947 September 16, 1956 1,046 games: Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Washington Senators, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Redlegs
039 George Genovese (P) 92 years, 56 days February 22, 1922 April 29, 1950 May 6, 1950 3 games: Washington Senators
040 Johnny Hetki (P) 91 years, 342 days May 12, 1922 September 14, 1945 September 22, 1954 214 games: Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Browns, and Pittsburgh Pirates
041 Gil Coan (LF) 91 years, 336 days May 18, 1922 April 27, 1946 April 25, 1956 918 games: Washington Senators, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox and New York Giants
042 George Burpo (P) 91 years, 304 days June 19, 1922 June 9, 1946 July 3, 1946 2 games: Cincinnati Reds
043 Jim Rivera (OF) 91 years, 271 days July 22, 1922 April 15, 1952 September 30, 1961 1,171 games: St. Louis Browns, Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Athletics
044 Harry Perkowski (P) 91 years, 225 days September 6, 1922 September 13, 1947 September 18, 1955 184 games: Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs
045 Don Lenhardt (LF) 91 years, 197 days October 4, 1922 April 18, 1950 September 25, 1954 481 games: St. Louis Browns, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers and Baltimore Orioles
046 Eddie Basinski (SS-2B) 91 years, 166 days November 4, 1922 May 20, 1944 July 4, 1947 203 games: Brooklyn Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates
047 George Yankowski (C) 91 years, 151 days November 19, 1922 August 17, 1942 June 28, 1946 18 games: Philadelphia Athletics and Chicago White Sox
048 Neal Watlington (C) 91 years, 115 days December 25, 1922 July 10, 1953 September 17, 1953 21 games: Philadelphia Athletics
049 Red Schoendienst *† (2B) 91 years, 76 days February 2, 1923 April 17, 1945 July 7, 1963 2,216 games: St. Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee Braves and New York Giants
050 Solly Hemus (SS) 91 years, 2 days April 17, 1923 April 27, 1949 June 14, 1959 961 games: St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies
051 José Zardón (OF) 90 years, 334 days May 20, 1923 April 18, 1945 September 16, 1945 54 games: Washington Senators
052 Bob Kuzava (P) 90 years, 326 days May 28, 1923 September 21, 1946 September 29, 1957 213 games: Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, Washington Senators, New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals
053 Len Okrie (C) 90 years, 277 days July 16, 1923 June 16, 1948 April 16, 1952 42 games: Washington Senators and Boston Red Sox
054 Don Grate (P) 90 years, 235 days August 27, 1923 July 6, 1945 September 28, 1946 7 games: Philadelphia Phillies
055 Tom Wright (PH-OF) 90 years, 209 days September 22, 1923 September 15, 1948 April 18, 1956 341 games: Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Browns, Chicago White Sox and Washington Senators
056 Lee Howard (P) 90 years, 159 days November 11, 1923 September 22, 1946 September 25, 1947 5 games: Pittsburgh Pirates
057 Grant Dunlap (OF) 90 years, 120 days December 20, 1923 April 21, 1953 July 28, 1953 16 games: St. Louis Cardinals
058 Al Rosen* (3B) 90 years, 49 days February 29, 1924 September 10, 1947 September 29, 1956 1,044 games: Cleveland Indians
059 Tim Thompson (C) 90 years, 49 days March 1, 1924 April 28, 1954 April 27, 1958 187 games: Brooklyn Dodgers, Kansas City Athletics and Detroit Tigers
060 Ed Mierkowicz (LF-PH) 90 years, 44 days March 6, 1924 August 31, 1945 April 19, 1950 35 games: Detroit Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals
061 Chuck Harmon (OF) 89 years, 361 days April 23, 1924 April 17, 1954 September 15, 1957 289 games: Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies
062 Art Schallock (P) 89 years, 359 days April 25, 1924 July 16, 1951 September 23, 1955 58 games: New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles
063 Ed Fitz Gerald (C) 89 years, 333 days May 21, 1924 April 19, 1948 September 15, 1959 807 games: Pittsburgh Pirates, Washington Senators and Cleveland Indians
064 Turk Lown (P) 89 years, 324 days May 30, 1924 April 24, 1951 September 22, 1962 504 games: Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds and Chicago White Sox
065 Milt Welch (C) 89 years, 267 days July 26, 1924 June 5, 1945 June 5, 1945 1 game: Detroit Tigers
066 George Zuverink (P) 89 years, 242 days August 20, 1924 April 21, 1951 June 15, 1959 265 games: Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers and Baltimore Orioles
067 Ed Samcoff (2B) 89 years, 230 days September 1, 1924 April 21, 1951 April 26, 1951 4 games: Philadelphia Athletics
068 Bill Greason (P) 89 years, 228 days September 3, 1924 May 31, 1954 June 20, 1954 3 games: St. Louis Cardinals
069 Lou Grasmick (P) 89 years, 220 days September 11, 1924 April 22, 1948 April 24, 1948 2 games: Philadelphia Phillies
070 Charlie Silvera (C) 89 years, 188 days October 13, 1924 September 29, 1948 September 28, 1957 227 games: New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs
071 Bill Renna (OF) 89 years, 187 days October 14, 1924 April 14, 1953 May 20, 1959 370 games: New York Yankees, Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox
072 Bobby Brown (3B) 89 years, 176 days October 25, 1924 September 22, 1946 June 30, 1954 548 games: New York Yankees
073 Irv Noren* (OF) 89 years, 141 days November 29, 1924 April 18, 1950 October 1, 1960 1,093 games: Washington Senators, New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers
074 Hal Brown (P) 89 years, 129 days December 11, 1924 April 19, 1951 September 16, 1964 358 games: Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees and Houston Colt .45s
075 George Shuba (OF) 89 years, 127 days December 13, 1924 July 2, 1948 September 25, 1955 355 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
076 Buddy Lively (P) 89 years, 64 days February 14, 1925 April 17, 1947 September 25, 1949 79 games: Cincinnati Reds
077 Bob Usher (OF) 89 years, 49 days March 1, 1925 April 16, 1946 September 19, 1957 428 games: Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians and Washington Senators
078 Hal Schacker (P) 89 years, 13 days April 6, 1925 May 9, 1945 June 14, 1945 6 games: Boston Braves
079 Bob Spicer (P) 89 years, 8 days April 11, 1925 April 17, 1955 September 22, 1956 4 games: Kansas City Athletics
080 Alton Brown (P) 89 years, 3 days April 16, 1925 April 21, 1951 May 27, 1951 7 games: Washington Senators
081 Bob Cerv* (OF) 88 years, 349 days May 5, 1925 August 1, 1951 July 29, 1962 829 games: New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics, Los Angeles Angels, and Houston Colt .45s
Johnny Rutherford (P) 88 years, 349 days May 5, 1925 April 30, 1952 September 23, 1952 22 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
083 Yogi Berra*† (C) 88 years, 342 days May 12, 1925 September 22, 1946 May 9, 1965 2,120 games: New York Yankees and New York Mets
084 Fenton Mole (1B) 88 years, 309 days June 14, 1925 September 1, 1949 September 30, 1949 10 games: New York Yankees
085 Wayne Terwilliger (2B) 88 years, 296 days June 27, 1925 August 6, 1949 May 16, 1960 666 games: Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers, Washington Senators, New York Giants, and Kansas City Athletics
086 Windy McCall (P) 88 years, 275 days July 18, 1925 April 25, 1948 May 5, 1957 134 games: Boston Red Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, and New York Giants
087 Jackie Mayo (OF) 88 years, 267 days July 26, 1925 September 19, 1948 September 27, 1953 139 games: Philadelphia Phillies
088 Larry Miggins (OF) 88 years, 242 days August 20, 1925 October 3, 1948 September 28, 1952 43 games: St. Louis Cardinals
089 Billy DeMars (SS) 88 years, 236 days August 26, 1925 May 18, 1948 September 28, 1951 80 games: Philadelphia Athletics, St. Louis Browns
090 Paul Hinrichs (P) 88 years, 231 days August 31, 1925 May 16, 1951 June 21, 1951 4 games: Boston Red Sox
091 Bobby Shantz* (P) 88 years, 205 days September 26, 1925 May 1, 1949 September 29, 1964 537 games: Philadelphia Athletics, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Houston Colt .45s, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies
092 Chris Haughey (P) 88 years, 198 days October 3, 1925 October 3, 1943 October 3, 1943 1 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
093 Tommy Giordano (2B) 88 years, 192 days October 9, 1925 September 11, 1953 September 26, 1953 11 games: Philadelphia Athletics
094 Bob Addis (OF) 88 years, 164 days November 6, 1925 September 1, 1950 June 12, 1953 135 games: Boston Braves, Chicago Cubs, and Pittsburgh Pirates
095 Minnie Miñoso* (OF) 88 years, 141 days November 29, 1925 April 19, 1949 October 5, 1980 1,791 games: Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals and Washington Senators
096 Rance Pless (1B-3B) 88 years, 134 days December 6, 1925 April 21, 1956 September 30, 1956 20 games: Kansas City Athletics
097 Ned Garver* (P) 88 years, 115 days December 25, 1925 April 28, 1948 June 4, 1961 458 games: St. Louis Browns, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Athletics and Los Angeles Angels
098 Ralph Branca* (P) 88 years, 103 days January 6, 1926 June 12, 1944 September 7, 1956 322 games: Brooklyn Dodgers, Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees
099 Bob Borkowski (OF) 88 years, 82 days January 27, 1926 April 22, 1950 July 10, 1955 470 games: Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, and Brooklyn Dodgers
0100 Hank Workman (1B) 88 years, 73 days February 5, 1926 September 4, 1950 October 1, 1950 2 games: New York Yankees

Minnie Minoso's birth year is in dispute. He was born on November 29, but the year may range anywhere from 1922 to 1925. 1922 was the birth year usually listed on his teams' rosters during his Major Leagues career. - (Sources: baseball-reference.com and Topps Baseball cards).

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