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major leaguer

List of oldest living Major League Baseball players

This list includes living Major League Baseball players age or older. They are listed in order from oldest to youngest. The primary position of each player is noted after his name. As of September 24 2008, there are believed to be 64 players in this category.

Last updated: October 11 2008 * Denotes All-Star

† Denotes hall of famer

Rank Name Age Date of birth ML debut Final game Teams
1 Billy Werber (3B) June 20 1908 June 25, September 5, 1,295 games: New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Athletics, Cincinnati Reds, New York Giants
2 Tony Malinosky (3B-SS) October 5 1909 April 26, July 16, 35 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
3 Lonny Frey* (2B-SS) August 23 1910 August 29, September 28, 1,535 games: Brooklyn Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, New York Giants, New York Yankees
4 Connie Marrero* (P) August 11 1911 April 21, September 7, 118 games: Washington Senators
5 Nino Bongiovanni (RF) December 21 1911 April 23, October 1, 68 games: Cincinnati Reds
6 Ace Parker (SS) May 17 1912 April 24, September 4, 94 games: Philadelphia Athletics
7 George Cisar (LF) August 25 1912 September 9, October 3, 20 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
8 Tommy Henrich* (RF) February 20 1913 May 11, October 1, 1,284 games: New York Yankees
9 Art Mahan (1B) June 8 1913 April 30, September 29, 146 games: Philadelphia Phillies
10 Gene Corbett (1B) October 25 1913 September 19, June 6, 37 games: Philadelphia Phillies
11 Herman Franks (C) January 4 1914 April 27, August 28, 188 games: St. Louis Cardinals, Brooklyn Dodgers, Philadelphia Athletics, New York Giants
12 Stan Benjamin (RF) May 20 1914 September 16, September 16, 241 games: Philadelphia Phillies, Cleveland Indians
13 George Binks (RF-CF) July 11 1914 September 23, July 3, 351 games: Washington Senators, Philadelphia Athletics, St. Louis Browns
14 Tommy Reis (P) August 6 1914 April 27, June 25, 8 games: Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Bees
15 Alex Pitko (RF) November 22 1914 September 11, September 21, 11 games: Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators
16 Gene Handley (2B) November 25 1914 April 16, September 28, 125 games: Philadelphia Athletics
17 Ralph Hodgin (LF-3B) February 10 1915 April 19, October 3, 530 games: Boston Braves, Chicago White Sox
18 Preacher Roe* (P) February 26 1915 August 22, September 4, 333 games: St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Brooklyn Dodgers
19 Nick Strincevich (P) March 1 1915 April 23, June 11, 204 games: Boston Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies
20 Don Lang (3B) March 15 1915 July 4, October 1, 138 games: Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals
21 Otey Clark (P) May 22 1915 April 17, September 30 , 12 games: Boston Red Sox
22 Mike Sandlock (C) October 17 1915 September 19, September 27, 195 games: Boston Braves, Brooklyn Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates
23 Red Borom (2B) October 30 1915 April 23, September 30, 62 games: Detroit Tigers
24 Benny McCoy (2B) November 9 1915 September 14, September 28, 337 games: Detroit Tigers, Philadelphia Athletics
25 Freddy Schmidt (P) February 9 1916 April 25, September 24, 85 games: St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs
26 Art Kenney (P) April 29 1916 July 1, July 4, 2 games: Boston Bees
27 Eddie Joost* (SS) June 5 1916 September 11, September 25 , 1,574 games: Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Braves
28 Phil Cavarretta* (1B) July 19 1916 September 16, May 8, 2,030 games: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
29 Buddy Lewis* (3B-RF) August 10 1916 September 16, September 30 , 1,349 games: Washington Senators
30 Danny Litwhiler* (LF) August 31 1916 April 25, September 25, 1,057 games: Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Braves, Cincinnati Reds
31 Bob McNamara (3B) September 19 1916 May 27, September 20, 9 games: Philadelphia Athletics
32 Ray Hathaway (P) October 13 1916 April 20, June 3, 4 games: Brooklyn Dodgers
33 Eddie Carnett (LF) October 21 1916 April 19, July 7, 158 games: Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians
34 Ed Levy (LF) October 28 1916 April 16, June 17, 54 games: Philadelphia Phillies, New York Yankees
35 Al Veigel (P) January 30 1917 September 21, September 25, 2 games: Boston Bees
36 Moon Mullen (2B) February 9 1917 April 18, October 1, 118 games: Philadelphia Blue Jays
37 Dom DiMaggio* (CF) February 12 1917 April 16, May 9, 1,399 games: Boston Red Sox
38 Alex Monchak (SS) March 5 1917 June 22, September 1, 19 games: Philadelphia Phillies
39 Virgil Trucks* (P) April 26 1917 September 27, September 26, 517 games: Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Browns, Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics
40 Lennie Merullo (SS) May 5 1917 September 21, August 22, 639 games: Chicago Cubs
41 Lou Stringer (2B) May 13 1917 April 15, September 23, 409 games: Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox
42 Hal Manders (P) June 14 1917 August 12, September 24, 30 games: Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers
Ray Hoffman (3B) June 14 1917 August 30, September 6 , 7 games: Washington Senators
44 Mike Palagyi (P) July 4 1917 September 18, September 18, 1 game: Washington Senators
45 Frank Dasso (P) August 30 1917 April 22, June 6 , 18 games: Cincinnati Reds
46 Bobby Bragan (SS) October 30 1917 April 16, June 27, 597 games: Philadelphia Phillies, Brooklyn Dodgers
47 Len Gilmore (P) November 3 1917 October 1, October 1, 1 game: Pittsburgh Pirates
48 Herman Reich (1B) November 23 1917 May 3, October 2, 111 games: Washington Senators, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians
49 Len Perme (P) November 25 1917 September 8, June 9, 8 games: Chicago White Sox
50 Marty Marion* (SS) December 1 1917 April 16, July 6, 1,572 games: St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Browns
51 Bill Lillard (SS) January 10 1918 September 11, September 24, 80 games: Philadelphia Athletics
52 Randy Gumpert* (P) January 23 1918 June 13, September 23, 267 games: Philadelphia Athletics, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators
53 Hillis Layne (3B) February 23 1918 September 16, September 21, 107 games: Washington Senators
54 Carl Miles (P) March 22 1918 June 8, July 2, 2 games: Philadelphia Athletics
55 Lou Lucier (P) March 23 1918 April 23, June 13, 33 games: Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Phillies
56 Bobby Doerr*† (2B) April 7 1918 April 20, September 7, 1,865 games: Boston Red Sox
57 Lonnie Goldstein (1B) May 13 1918 September 11, September 17, 11 games: Cincinnati Reds
58 Bill Burich (SS) May 29 1918 April 15, June 10, 27 games: Philadelphia Phillies
59 Chuck Stevens (1B) July 10 1918 September 16, July 25, 211 games: St. Louis Browns
60 Elmer Weingartner (SS) August 13 1918 April 19, September 28, 20 games: Cleveland Indians
61 Ken Holcombe (P) August 23 1918 April 27, May 10, 99 games: New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Browns, Boston Red Sox
62 Paul Busby (RF) August 25 1918 September 14, July 1, 36 games: Philadelphia Phillies/Philadelphia Blue Jays
63 Bill Endicott (OF) September 4 1918 April 21, September 18, 20 games: St. Louis Cardinals
64 Bob Dillinger* (3B) September 17 1918 April 16, September 28, 753 games: Philadelphia Athletics, St. Louis Browns, Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago White Sox

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