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LIST: Oldest living major leaguers
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David Carson
2019-08-30 13:36:23 UTC
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This list has been updated to reflect the death of Clint Conatser,
formerly at position #5.

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

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

The oldest living hall of famer is TOMMY LASORDA, born 9/22/1927.

The most recent oldest living major leaguers have been:
(*) Val Helm - 8/26/2019 to present - 0 years, 1 day 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

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Louis Epstein
2019-08-30 13:47:22 UTC
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Post by David Carson
This list has been updated to reflect the death of Clint Conatser,
formerly at position #5.
Players with a (*) had fewer than 200 at bats and 50 innings pitched.
1. (*) Val Heim, b. 11/4/1920
2. Wally Westlake, b. 11/8/1920
3. Eddie Robinson, b. 12/15/1920
4. (*) George Elder, b. 3/10/1921
5. Gil Coan, b. 5/18/1922
6. Eddie Basinski, b. 11/4/1922
7. (*) George Yankowski, b. 11/19/1922
8. (*) Neal Watlington, b. 12/25/1922
9. Tim Thompson, b. 3/1/1924
10. Art Schallock, b. 4/25/1924
You'd think this list would be an elite distinction,
but this past week people have been dying to get off it.
Post by David Carson
The oldest living hall of famer is TOMMY LASORDA, born 9/22/1927.
(*) Val Helm - 8/26/2019 to present - 0 years, 1 day 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
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David Carson
2019-08-30 16:15:59 UTC
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Post by David Carson
This list has been updated to reflect the death of Clint Conatser,
formerly at position #5.
I should have added that since Conatser died three days before Tom
Jordan, Conatser was actually the sixth-OLML when he died.
Post by David Carson
(*) Val Helm - 8/26/2019 to present - 0 years, 1 day and counting
And I didn't update this counter, either.

David Carson

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