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LIST: Oldest living major leaguers
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David Carson
2019-09-23 00:36:05 UTC
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This list has been updated to reflect the death of Wally Westlake,
formerly at position #2.

Players with a (*) had fewer than 200 at bats and 50 innings pitched.

1. (*) Val Heim, b. 11/4/1920
2. Eddie Robinson, b. 12/15/1920
3. (*) George Elder, b. 3/10/1921
4. Gil Coan, b. 5/18/1922
5. Eddie Basinski, b. 11/4/1922
6. (*) George Yankowski, b. 11/19/1922
7. (*) Neal Watlington, b. 12/25/1922
8. Tim Thompson, b. 3/1/1924
9. Art Schallock, b. 4/25/1924
10. Ed Fitz Gerald, b. 5/21/1924

The oldest living hall of famer is TOMMY LASORDA, born 9/22/1927 and
currently at position #40.

The most recent oldest living major leaguers have been:
(*) Val Helm - 8/26/2019 to present - 0 years, 27 days and counting
(*) Tom Jordan - 11/30/2018 to 8/26/2019 - 0 years, 270 days
Fred Caligiuri - 5/28/2018 to 11/30/2018 - 0 years, 186 days
Chuck Stevens - 11/13/2017 to 5/28/2018 - 0 years, 196 days
BOBBY DOERR - 11/4/2016 to 11/13/2017 - 1 year, 9 days
Eddie Carnett - 4/4/2016 to 11/4/2016 - 0 years, 214 days
Mike Sandlock - 4/23/2014 to 4/4/2016 - 1 year, 347 days
Connie Marrero - 2/8/2011 to 4/23/2014 - 3 years, 74 days
(*) Tony Malinosky - 1/22/2009 to 2/8/2011 - 2 years, 17 days
Bill Werber - 7/22/2007 to 1/22/2009 - 1 year, 184 days
Rollie Stiles - 7/15/2006 to 7/22/2007 - 1 year, 7 days
(*) Howdy Groskloss - 7/30/2005 to 7/15/2006 - 350 days
(*) Ray Cunningham - 1/2/2004 to 7/30/2005 - 1 year, 209 days
(*) Paul Hopkins - 9/25/2002 to 1/2/2004 - 1 year, 99 days
Ray Hayworth - 6/27/2002 to 9/25/2002 - 90 days
(*) Ralph Erickson - 4/3/2002 to 6/27/2002 - 85 days
(*) Karl Swanson - 3/31/1999 to 4/3/2002 - 3 years, 3 days
(*) Ike Kahdot - 9/17/1998 to 3/31/1999 - 195 days
Red Hoff - 12/15/1990 to 9/17/1998 - 7 years, 276 days

David Carson
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Louis Epstein
2019-11-16 05:22:36 UTC
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Post by David Carson
This list has been updated to reflect the death of Wally Westlake,
formerly at position #2.
Players with a (*) had fewer than 200 at bats and 50 innings pitched.
1. (*) Val Heim, b. 11/4/1920
2. Eddie Robinson, b. 12/15/1920
3. (*) George Elder, b. 3/10/1921
4. Gil Coan, b. 5/18/1922
5. Eddie Basinski, b. 11/4/1922
6. (*) George Yankowski, b. 11/19/1922
7. (*) Neal Watlington, b. 12/25/1922
8. Tim Thompson, b. 3/1/1924
9. Art Schallock, b. 4/25/1924
10. Ed Fitz Gerald, b. 5/21/1924
I take it Irv Noren was some distance shy of the list.
Post by David Carson
The oldest living hall of famer is TOMMY LASORDA, born 9/22/1927 and
currently at position #40.
David Carson
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Louis Epstein
2019-11-22 23:11:53 UTC
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Post by David Carson
This list has been updated to reflect the death of Wally Westlake,
formerly at position #2.
Players with a (*) had fewer than 200 at bats and 50 innings pitched.
1. (*) Val Heim, b. 11/4/1920
Now deceased.
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2. Eddie Robinson, b. 12/15/1920
No relation to the Grambling coach...
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3. (*) George Elder, b. 3/10/1921
4. Gil Coan, b. 5/18/1922
5. Eddie Basinski, b. 11/4/1922
6. (*) George Yankowski, b. 11/19/1922
7. (*) Neal Watlington, b. 12/25/1922
8. Tim Thompson, b. 3/1/1924
9. Art Schallock, b. 4/25/1924
10. Ed Fitz Gerald, b. 5/21/1924
I take it Irv Noren was some distance shy of the list.
Post by David Carson
The oldest living hall of famer is TOMMY LASORDA, born 9/22/1927 and
currently at position #40.
David Carson
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The World Trade Center towers MUST rise again,
at least as tall as before...or terror has triumphed.
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