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, 105 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, 109 days October 13, 1916 April 20, 1945 June 3, 1945 4 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
03 Eddie Carnett (LF) 98 years, 101 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, 331 days March 5, 1917 June 22, 1940 September 1, 1940 19 games: Philadelphia Phillies
05 Lennie Merullo (SS) 97 years, 270 days May 5, 1917 September 21, 1941 August 22, 1947 639 games: Chicago Cubs
06 Carl Miles (P) 96 years, 314 days March 22, 1918 June 8, 1940 July 2, 1940 2 games: Philadelphia Athletics
07 Bobby Doerr*† (2B) 96 years, 298 days April 7, 1918 April 20, 1937 September 7, 1951 1,865 games: Boston Red Sox
08 Chuck Stevens (1B) 96 years, 204 days July 10, 1918 September 16, 1941 July 25, 1948 211 games: St. Louis Browns
09 Bill Endicott (OF) 96 years, 148 days September 4, 1918 April 21, 1946 September 18, 1946 20 games: St. Louis Cardinals
010 Fred Caligiuri (P) 96 years, 100 days October 22, 1918 September 3, 1941 September 20, 1942 18 games: Philadelphia Athletics
011 Monte Irvin*† (LF) 95 years, 339 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, 247 days May 28, 1919 April 23, 1947 June 30, 1950 21 games: Washington Senators and Pittsburgh Pirates
013 Luis Olmo (OF) 95 years, 172 days August 11, 1919 July 23, 1943 June 6, 1951 438 games: Brooklyn Dodgers and Boston Braves
014 Tom Jordan (C) 95 years, 147 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, 112 days October 10, 1919 April 21, 1945 July 5, 1945 15 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
016 Bill Mills (C) 95 years, 89 days November 2, 1919 May 19, 1944 June 3, 1944 5 games: Philadelphia Athletics
017 Rugger Ardizoia (P) 95 years, 71 days November 20, 1919 April 30, 1947 April 30, 1947 1 game: New York Yankees
018 Dick Adams (1B) 94 years, 297 days April 8, 1920 May 20, 1947 September 28, 1947 37 games: Philadelphia Athletics
019 Larry Eschen (SS) 94 years, 130 days September 22, 1920 June 16, 1942 July 17, 1942 12 games: Philadelphia Athletics
020 Val Heim (LF) 94 years, 87 days November 4, 1920 August 31, 1942 September 22, 1942 13 games: Chicago White Sox
021 Wally Westlake* (OF-3B) 94 years, 83 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, 46 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, 334 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, 326 days March 10, 1921 July 22, 1949 September 25, 1949 41 games: St. Louis Browns
025 Jim Rivera (OF) 93 years, 192 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, 190 days July 24, 1921 April 21, 1948 July 14, 1949 143 games: Boston Braves
027 Marv Rackley (OF) 93 years, 189 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, 115 days October 7, 1921 May 5, 1946 July 2, 1946 8 games: Chicago Cubs
029 Neill Sheridan (PH) 93 years, 71 days November 20, 1921 September 19, 1948 September 26, 1948 2 games: Boston Red Sox
030 Dave Ferriss* (P) 93 years, 56 days December 5, 1921 April 29, 1945 April 18, 1952 194 games: Boston Red Sox
031 Neil Berry (SS) 93 years, 19 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) 93 years, 9 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, 342 days February 22, 1922 April 29, 1950 May 6, 1950 3 games: Washington Senators
034 Johnny Hetki (P) 92 years, 263 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, 257 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, 225 days June 19, 1922 June 9, 1946 July 3, 1946 2 games: Cincinnati Reds
037 Vic Barnhart (SS-3B) 92 years, 151 days September 1, 1922 October 1, 1944 April 21, 1946 74 games: Pittsburgh Pirates
038 Harry Perkowski (P) 92 years, 146 days September 6, 1922 September 13, 1947 September 18, 1955 197 games: Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs
039 Eddie Basinski (SS-2B) 92 years, 87 days November 4, 1922 May 20, 1944 July 4, 1947 203 games: Brooklyn Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates
040 George Yankowski (C) 92 years, 72 days November 19, 1922 August 17, 1942 June 28, 1946 18 games: Philadelphia Athletics and Chicago White Sox
041 Neal Watlington (C) 92 years, 36 days December 25, 1922 July 10, 1953 September 17, 1953 21 games: Philadelphia Athletics
042 Red Schoendienst *† (2B) 91 years, 362 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, 288 days April 17, 1923 April 27, 1949 June 14, 1959 961 games: St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies
044 José Zardón (OF) 91 years, 255 days May 20, 1923 April 18, 1945 September 16, 1945 54 games: Washington Senators
045 Bob Kuzava (P) 91 years, 247 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, 198 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, 130 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, 80 days November 11, 1923 September 22, 1946 September 25, 1947 5 games: Pittsburgh Pirates
049 Al Rosen* (3B) 90 years, 335 days February 29, 1924 September 10, 1947 September 29, 1956 1,044 games: Cleveland Indians
050 Tim Thompson (C) 90 years, 335 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, 330 days March 6, 1924 August 31, 1945 April 19, 1950 35 games: Detroit Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals
052 Chuck Harmon (OF) 90 years, 282 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, 280 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, 254 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, 245 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, 188 days July 26, 1924 June 5, 1945 June 5, 1945 1 game: Detroit Tigers
057 Ed Samcoff (2B) 90 years, 151 days September 1, 1924 April 21, 1951 April 26, 1951 4 games: Philadelphia Athletics
058 Bill Greason (P) 90 years, 149 days September 3, 1924 May 31, 1954 June 20, 1954 3 games: St. Louis Cardinals
059 Lou Grasmick (P) 90 years, 141 days September 11, 1924 April 22, 1948 April 24, 1948 2 games: Philadelphia Phillies
060 Charlie Silvera (C) 90 years, 109 days October 13, 1924 September 29, 1948 September 28, 1957 227 games: New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs
061 Bobby Brown (3B) 90 years, 97 days October 25, 1924 September 22, 1946 June 30, 1954 548 games: New York Yankees
062 Irv Noren* (OF) 90 years, 62 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, 50 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, 350 days February 14, 1925 April 17, 1947 September 25, 1949 79 games: Cincinnati Reds
065 Hal Schacker (P) 89 years, 299 days April 6, 1925 May 9, 1945 June 14, 1945 6 games: Boston Braves
066 Bob Spicer (P) 89 years, 294 days April 11, 1925 April 17, 1955 September 22, 1956 4 games: Kansas City Athletics
067 Alton Brown (P) 89 years, 289 days April 16, 1925 April 21, 1951 May 27, 1951 7 games: Washington Senators
068 Bob Cerv* (OF) 89 years, 270 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, 270 days May 5, 1925 April 30, 1952 September 23, 1952 22 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
070 Yogi Berra*† (C) 89 years, 263 days May 12, 1925 September 22, 1946 May 9, 1965 2,120 games: New York Yankees and New York Mets
071 Fenton Mole (1B) 89 years, 230 days June 14, 1925 September 1, 1949 September 30, 1949 10 games: New York Yankees
072 Wayne Terwilliger (2B) 89 years, 217 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
073 Windy McCall (P) 89 years, 196 days July 18, 1925 April 25, 1948 May 5, 1957 134 games: Boston Red Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, and New York Giants
074 Larry Miggins (OF) 89 years, 163 days August 20, 1925 October 3, 1948 September 28, 1952 43 games: St. Louis Cardinals
075 Billy DeMars (SS) 89 years, 157 days August 26, 1925 May 18, 1948 September 28, 1951 80 games: Philadelphia Athletics, St. Louis Browns
076 Paul Hinrichs (P) 89 years, 152 days August 31, 1925 May 16, 1951 June 21, 1951 4 games: Boston Red Sox
077 Bobby Shantz* (P) 89 years, 126 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
078 Chris Haughey (P) 89 years, 119 days October 3, 1925 October 3, 1943 October 3, 1943 1 game: Brooklyn Dodgers
079 Tommy Giordano (2B) 89 years, 113 days October 9, 1925 September 11, 1953 September 26, 1953 11 games: Philadelphia Athletics
080 Bob Addis (OF) 89 years, 85 days November 6, 1925 September 1, 1950 June 12, 1953 135 games: Boston Braves, Chicago Cubs, and Pittsburgh Pirates
081 Minnie Miñoso* (OF) 89 years, 62 days November 29, 1925 April 19, 1949 October 5, 1980 1,835 games: Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals and Washington Senators
082 Rance Pless (1B-3B) 89 years, 55 days December 6, 1925 April 21, 1956 September 30, 1956 20 games: Kansas City Athletics
083 Ned Garver* (P) 89 years, 36 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) 89 years, 36 days December 25, 1925 April 30, 1950 September 10, 1952 12 games: Boston Braves and Chicago Cubs
085 Ralph Branca* (P) 89 years, 24 days January 6, 1926 June 12, 1944 September 7, 1956 322 games: Brooklyn Dodgers, Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees
086 Bob Borkowski (OF) 89 years, 3 days January 27, 1926 April 22, 1950 July 10, 1955 470 games: Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, and Brooklyn Dodgers
087 Hank Workman (1B) 88 years, 359 days February 5, 1926 September 4, 1950 October 1, 1950 2 games: New York Yankees
088 Randy Jackson* (3B) 88 years, 354 days February 10, 1926 May 2, 1950 September 25, 1959 955 games: Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Cleveland Indians
089 Joe Garagiola (C) 88 years, 352 days February 12, 1926 May 26, 1946 September 26, 1954 676 games: St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, and New York Giants
090 Howie Judson (P) 88 years, 348 days February 16, 1926 April 22, 1948 September 25, 1954 208 games: Chicago White Sox and Cincinnati Redlegs/Reds
091 Jack Crimian (P) 88 years, 347 days February 17, 1926 July 3, 1951 May 6, 1957 75 games: St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Athletics, and Detroit Tigers
092 Dick Koecher (P) 88 years, 306 days March 30, 1926 September 29, 1946 October 2, 1948 7 games: Philadelphia Phillies
093 Alex Grammas (SS) 88 years, 302 days April 3, 1926 April 13, 1954 September 29, 1963 913 games: St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Redlegs, and Chicago Cubs
094 Bert Thiel (P) 88 years, 271 days May 4, 1926 April 17, 1952 April 30, 1952 4 games: Boston Braves
095 Dick Cole (SS) 88 years, 269 days May 6, 1926 April 27, 1951 July 21, 1957 456 games: St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Milwaukee Braves
096 Harvey Gentry (PH) 88 years, 248 days May 27, 1926 April 14, 1954 April 27, 1954 5 games: New York Giants
097 Frank Saucier (OF) 88 years, 247 days May 28, 1926 July 21, 1951 September 23, 1951 18 games: St. Louis Browns
098 Don Newcombe* (P) 88 years, 230 days June 14, 1926 May 20, 1949 October 1, 1960 452 games: Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Redlegs/Reds, and Cleveland Indians
099 Bob Miller (P) 88 years, 228 days June 16, 1926 September 16, 1949 August 10, 1958 261 games: Philadelphia Phillies
0100 Bobby Morgan (IF) 88 years, 215 days June 29, 1926 April 18, 1950 April 20, 1958 671 games: Brooklyn Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, and Chicago Cubs

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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