List of oldest living Major League Baseball players

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This list includes the 100 oldest living former Major League Baseball players, 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 Mike Sandlock (C) 99 years, 62 days October 17, 1915 September 19, 1942 September 27, 1953 195 games: Boston Braves, Brooklyn Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates
02 Ray Hathaway (P) 98 years, 66 days October 13, 1916 April 20, 1945 June 3, 1945 4 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
03 Eddie Carnett (LF) 98 years, 58 days October 21, 1916 April 19, 1941 July 7, 1945 158 games: Boston Braves, Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians
04 Alex Monchak (SS) 97 years, 288 days March 5, 1917 June 22, 1940 September 1, 1940 19 games: Philadelphia Phillies
05 Lennie Merullo (SS) 97 years, 227 days May 5, 1917 September 21, 1941 August 22, 1947 639 games: Chicago Cubs
06 Carl Miles (P) 96 years, 271 days March 22, 1918 June 8, 1940 July 2, 1940 2 games: Philadelphia Athletics
07 Bobby Doerr*† (2B) 96 years, 255 days April 7, 1918 April 20, 1937 September 7, 1951 1,865 games: Boston Red Sox
08 Chuck Stevens (1B) 96 years, 161 days July 10, 1918 September 16, 1941 July 25, 1948 211 games: St. Louis Browns
09 Bill Endicott (OF) 96 years, 105 days September 4, 1918 April 21, 1946 September 18, 1946 20 games: St. Louis Cardinals
010 Fred Caligiuri (P) 96 years, 57 days October 22, 1918 September 3, 1941 September 20, 1942 18 games: Philadelphia Athletics
011 Monte Irvin*† (LF) 95 years, 296 days February 25, 1919 July 8, 1949 September 30, 1956 764 games: New York Giants and Chicago Cubs (plus Negro Leagues)
012 Steve Nagy (P) 95 years, 204 days May 28, 1919 April 23, 1947 June 30, 1950 21 games: Washington Senators and Pittsburgh Pirates
013 Luis Olmo (OF) 95 years, 129 days August 11, 1919 July 23, 1943 June 6, 1951 438 games: Brooklyn Dodgers and Boston Braves
014 Tom Jordan (C) 95 years, 104 days September 5, 1919 September 4, 1944 April 28, 1948 29 games: Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Browns and Cleveland Indians
015 Lee Pfund (P) 95 years, 69 days October 10, 1919 April 21, 1945 July 5, 1945 15 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
016 Bill Mills (C) 95 years, 46 days November 2, 1919 May 19, 1944 June 3, 1944 5 games: Philadelphia Athletics
017 Rugger Ardizoia (P) 95 years, 28 days November 20, 1919 April 30, 1947 April 30, 1947 1 game: New York Yankees
018 Dick Adams (1B) 94 years, 254 days April 8, 1920 May 20, 1947 September 28, 1947 37 games: Philadelphia Athletics
019 Larry Eschen (SS) 94 years, 87 days September 22, 1920 June 16, 1942 July 17, 1942 12 games: Philadelphia Athletics
020 Val Heim (LF) 94 years, 44 days November 4, 1920 August 31, 1942 September 22, 1942 13 games: Chicago White Sox
021 Wally Westlake* (OF-3B) 94 years, 40 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
022 Eddie Robinson* (1B) 94 years, 3 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
023 Dick Starr (P) 93 years, 291 days March 2, 1921 September 5, 1947 September 29, 1951 95 games: New York Yankees, St. Louis Browns and Washington Senators
024 George Elder (LF) 93 years, 283 days March 10, 1921 July 22, 1949 September 25, 1949 41 games: St. Louis Browns
025 Jim Rivera (OF) 93 years, 149 days July 22, 1921 April 15, 1952 September 30, 1961 1,171 games: St. Louis Browns, Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Athletics
026 Clint Conatser (OF) 93 years, 147 days July 24, 1921 April 21, 1948 July 14, 1949 143 games: Boston Braves
027 Marv Rackley (OF) 93 years, 146 days July 25, 1921 April 15, 1947 May 8, 1950 185 games: Brooklyn Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds
028 Red Adams (P) 93 years, 72 days October 7, 1921 May 5, 1946 July 2, 1946 8 games: Chicago Cubs
029 Neill Sheridan (PH) 93 years, 28 days November 20, 1921 September 19, 1948 September 26, 1948 2 games: Boston Red Sox
030 Dave Ferriss* (P) 93 years, 13 days December 5, 1921 April 29, 1945 April 18, 1952 194 games: Boston Red Sox
031 Neil Berry (SS) 92 years, 341 days January 11, 1922 April 20, 1948 May 11, 1954 172 games: Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Browns and Baltimore Orioles
032 Sam Mele (1B) 92 years, 331 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
033 George Genovese (PH) 92 years, 299 days February 22, 1922 April 29, 1950 May 6, 1950 3 games: Washington Senators
034 Johnny Hetki (P) 92 years, 220 days May 12, 1922 September 14, 1945 September 22, 1954 214 games: Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Browns, and Pittsburgh Pirates
035 Gil Coan (LF) 92 years, 214 days May 18, 1922 April 27, 1946 April 25, 1956 918 games: Washington Senators, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox and New York Giants
036 George Burpo (P) 92 years, 182 days June 19, 1922 June 9, 1946 July 3, 1946 2 games: Cincinnati Reds
037 Vic Barnhart (SS-3B) 92 years, 108 days September 1, 1922 October 1, 1944 April 21, 1946 74 games: Pittsburgh Pirates
038 Harry Perkowski (P) 92 years, 103 days September 6, 1922 September 13, 1947 September 18, 1955 197 games: Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs
039 Eddie Basinski (SS-2B) 92 years, 44 days November 4, 1922 May 20, 1944 July 4, 1947 203 games: Brooklyn Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates
040 George Yankowski (C) 92 years, 29 days November 19, 1922 August 17, 1942 June 28, 1946 18 games: Philadelphia Athletics and Chicago White Sox
041 Neal Watlington (C) 91 years, 358 days December 25, 1922 July 10, 1953 September 17, 1953 21 games: Philadelphia Athletics
042 Red Schoendienst *† (2B) 91 years, 319 days February 2, 1923 April 17, 1945 July 7, 1963 2,216 games: St. Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee Braves and New York Giants
043 Solly Hemus (SS) 91 years, 245 days April 17, 1923 April 27, 1949 June 14, 1959 961 games: St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies
044 José Zardón (OF) 91 years, 212 days May 20, 1923 April 18, 1945 September 16, 1945 54 games: Washington Senators
045 Bob Kuzava (P) 91 years, 204 days May 28, 1923 September 21, 1946 September 29, 1957 214 games: Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, Washington Senators, New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals
046 Len Okrie (C) 91 years, 155 days July 16, 1923 June 16, 1948 April 16, 1952 42 games: Washington Senators and Boston Red Sox
047 Tom Wright (PH-OF) 91 years, 87 days September 22, 1923 September 15, 1948 April 18, 1956 341 games: Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Browns, Chicago White Sox and Washington Senators
048 Lee Howard (P) 91 years, 37 days November 11, 1923 September 22, 1946 September 25, 1947 5 games: Pittsburgh Pirates
049 Al Rosen* (3B) 90 years, 292 days February 29, 1924 September 10, 1947 September 29, 1956 1,044 games: Cleveland Indians
050 Tim Thompson (C) 90 years, 292 days March 1, 1924 April 28, 1954 April 27, 1958 187 games: Brooklyn Dodgers, Kansas City Athletics and Detroit Tigers
051 Ed Mierkowicz (LF-PH) 90 years, 287 days March 6, 1924 August 31, 1945 April 19, 1950 35 games: Detroit Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals
052 Chuck Harmon (OF) 90 years, 239 days April 23, 1924 April 17, 1954 September 15, 1957 289 games: Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies
053 Art Schallock (P) 90 years, 237 days April 25, 1924 July 16, 1951 September 23, 1955 58 games: New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles
054 Ed Fitz Gerald (C) 90 years, 211 days May 21, 1924 April 19, 1948 September 15, 1959 807 games: Pittsburgh Pirates, Washington Senators and Cleveland Indians
055 Turk Lown (P) 90 years, 202 days May 30, 1924 April 24, 1951 September 22, 1962 506 games: Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds and Chicago White Sox
056 Milt Welch (C) 90 years, 145 days July 26, 1924 June 5, 1945 June 5, 1945 1 game: Detroit Tigers
057 Ed Samcoff (2B) 90 years, 108 days September 1, 1924 April 21, 1951 April 26, 1951 4 games: Philadelphia Athletics
058 Bill Greason (P) 90 years, 106 days September 3, 1924 May 31, 1954 June 20, 1954 3 games: St. Louis Cardinals
059 Lou Grasmick (P) 90 years, 98 days September 11, 1924 April 22, 1948 April 24, 1948 2 games: Philadelphia Phillies
060 Charlie Silvera (C) 90 years, 66 days October 13, 1924 September 29, 1948 September 28, 1957 227 games: New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs
061 Bobby Brown (3B) 90 years, 54 days October 25, 1924 September 22, 1946 June 30, 1954 548 games: New York Yankees
062 Irv Noren* (OF) 90 years, 19 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
063 Hal Brown (P) 90 years, 7 days December 11, 1924 April 19, 1951 September 16, 1964 410 games: Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees and Houston Colt .45s
064 Buddy Lively (P) 89 years, 307 days February 14, 1925 April 17, 1947 September 25, 1949 79 games: Cincinnati Reds
065 Bob Usher (OF) 89 years, 292 days March 1, 1925 April 16, 1946 September 19, 1957 428 games: Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians and Washington Senators
066 Hal Schacker (P) 89 years, 256 days April 6, 1925 May 9, 1945 June 14, 1945 6 games: Boston Braves
067 Bob Spicer (P) 89 years, 251 days April 11, 1925 April 17, 1955 September 22, 1956 4 games: Kansas City Athletics
068 Alton Brown (P) 89 years, 246 days April 16, 1925 April 21, 1951 May 27, 1951 7 games: Washington Senators
069 Bob Cerv* (OF) 89 years, 227 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) 89 years, 227 days May 5, 1925 April 30, 1952 September 23, 1952 22 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
071 Yogi Berra*† (C) 89 years, 220 days May 12, 1925 September 22, 1946 May 9, 1965 2,120 games: New York Yankees and New York Mets
072 Fenton Mole (1B) 89 years, 187 days June 14, 1925 September 1, 1949 September 30, 1949 10 games: New York Yankees
073 Wayne Terwilliger (2B) 89 years, 174 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
074 Windy McCall (P) 89 years, 153 days July 18, 1925 April 25, 1948 May 5, 1957 134 games: Boston Red Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, and New York Giants
075 Larry Miggins (OF) 89 years, 120 days August 20, 1925 October 3, 1948 September 28, 1952 43 games: St. Louis Cardinals
076 Billy DeMars (SS) 89 years, 114 days August 26, 1925 May 18, 1948 September 28, 1951 80 games: Philadelphia Athletics, St. Louis Browns
077 Paul Hinrichs (P) 89 years, 109 days August 31, 1925 May 16, 1951 June 21, 1951 4 games: Boston Red Sox
078 Bobby Shantz* (P) 89 years, 83 days September 26, 1925 May 1, 1949 September 29, 1964 578 games: Philadelphia Athletics, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Houston Colt .45s, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies
079 Chris Haughey (P) 89 years, 76 days October 3, 1925 October 3, 1943 October 3, 1943 1 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
080 Tommy Giordano (2B) 89 years, 70 days October 9, 1925 September 11, 1953 September 26, 1953 11 games: Philadelphia Athletics
081 Bob Addis (OF) 89 years, 42 days November 6, 1925 September 1, 1950 June 12, 1953 135 games: Boston Braves, Chicago Cubs, and Pittsburgh Pirates
082 Minnie Miñoso* (OF) 89 years, 19 days November 29, 1925 April 19, 1949 October 5, 1980 1,835 games: Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals and Washington Senators
083 Rance Pless (1B-3B) 89 years, 12 days December 6, 1925 April 21, 1956 September 30, 1956 20 games: Kansas City Athletics
084 Ned Garver* (P) 88 years, 358 days December 25, 1925 April 28, 1948 June 4, 1961 458 games: St. Louis Browns, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Athletics and Los Angeles Angels
Dick Manville (P) 88 years, 358 days December 25, 1925 April 30, 1950 September 10, 1952 12 games: Boston Braves and Chicago Cubs
086 Ralph Branca* (P) 88 years, 346 days January 6, 1926 June 12, 1944 September 7, 1956 322 games: Brooklyn Dodgers, Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees
087 Bob Borkowski (OF) 88 years, 325 days January 27, 1926 April 22, 1950 July 10, 1955 470 games: Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, and Brooklyn Dodgers
088 Hank Workman (1B) 88 years, 316 days February 5, 1926 September 4, 1950 October 1, 1950 2 games: New York Yankees
089 Randy Jackson* (3B) 88 years, 311 days February 10, 1926 May 2, 1950 September 25, 1959 955 games: Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Cleveland Indians
090 Joe Garagiola (C) 88 years, 309 days February 12, 1926 May 26, 1946 September 26, 1954 676 games: St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, and New York Giants
091 Howie Judson (P) 88 years, 305 days February 16, 1926 April 22, 1948 September 25, 1954 208 games: Chicago White Sox and Cincinnati Redlegs/Reds
092 Jack Crimian (P) 88 years, 304 days February 17, 1926 July 3, 1951 May 6, 1957 75 games: St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Athletics, and Detroit Tigers
093 Dick Koecher (P) 88 years, 263 days March 30, 1926 September 29, 1946 October 2, 1948 7 games: Philadelphia Phillies
094 Alex Grammas (SS) 88 years, 259 days April 3, 1926 April 13, 1954 September 29, 1963 913 games: St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Redlegs, and Chicago Cubs
095 Bert Thiel (P) 88 years, 228 days May 4, 1926 April 17, 1952 April 30, 1952 4 games: Boston Braves
096 Dick Cole (SS) 88 years, 226 days May 6, 1926 April 27, 1951 July 21, 1957 456 games: St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Milwaukee Braves
097 Harvey Gentry (PH) 88 years, 205 days May 27, 1926 April 14, 1954 April 27, 1954 5 games: New York Giants
098 Frank Saucier (OF) 88 years, 204 days May 28, 1926 July 21, 1951 September 23, 1951 18 games: St. Louis Browns
099 Don Newcombe* (P) 88 years, 187 days June 14, 1926 May 20, 1949 October 1, 1960 452 games: Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Redlegs/Reds, and Cleveland Indians
0100 Bob Miller (P) 88 years, 185 days June 16, 1926 September 16, 1949 August 10, 1958 261 games: Philadelphia Phillies

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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