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LIST: Oldest living major leaguers
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David Carson
2019-11-23 12:34:33 UTC
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This list has been updated to reflect the death of Val Heim, formerly at
position #1.

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

1. Eddie Robinson, b. 12/15/1920
2. (*) George Elder, b. 3/10/1921
3. Gil Coan, b. 5/18/1922
4. Eddie Basinski, b. 11/4/1922
5. (*) George Yankowski, b. 11/19/1922
6. (*) Neal Watlington, b. 12/25/1922
7. Tim Thompson, b. 3/1/1924
8. Art Schallock, b. 4/25/1924
9. Ed Fitz Gerald, b. 5/21/1924
10. Bill Greason, b. 9/23/1924

The oldest living hall of famer is TOMMY LASORDA, born 9/22/1927 and
currently at position #38.

The most recent oldest living major leaguers have been:
Eddie Robinson - 11/21/2019 to present - 2 days and counting
(*) Val Helm - 8/26/2019 to 11/21/2019 - 87 days
(*) Tom Jordan - 11/30/2018 to 8/26/2019 - 270 days
Fred Caligiuri - 5/28/2018 to 11/30/2018 - 186 days
Chuck Stevens - 11/13/2017 to 5/28/2018 - 196 days
BOBBY DOERR - 11/4/2016 to 11/13/2017 - 1 year, 9 days
Eddie Carnett - 4/4/2016 to 11/4/2016 - 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
2020-01-04 02:45:39 UTC
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Post by David Carson
This list has been updated to reflect the death of Val Heim, formerly at
position #1.
Players with a (*) had fewer than 200 at bats and 50 innings pitched.
1. Eddie Robinson, b. 12/15/1920
2. (*) George Elder, b. 3/10/1921
3. Gil Coan, b. 5/18/1922
4. Eddie Basinski, b. 11/4/1922
5. (*) George Yankowski, b. 11/19/1922
6. (*) Neal Watlington, b. 12/25/1922
Died December 29th,according to the Wikipedes,
citing a harrelsonfs.com site.
Post by David Carson
7. Tim Thompson, b. 3/1/1924
8. Art Schallock, b. 4/25/1924
9. Ed Fitz Gerald, b. 5/21/1924
10. Bill Greason, b. 9/23/1924
The oldest living hall of famer is TOMMY LASORDA, born 9/22/1927 and
currently at position #38.
Eddie Robinson - 11/21/2019 to present - 2 days and counting
(*) Val Helm - 8/26/2019 to 11/21/2019 - 87 days
(*) Tom Jordan - 11/30/2018 to 8/26/2019 - 270 days
Fred Caligiuri - 5/28/2018 to 11/30/2018 - 186 days
Chuck Stevens - 11/13/2017 to 5/28/2018 - 196 days
BOBBY DOERR - 11/4/2016 to 11/13/2017 - 1 year, 9 days
Eddie Carnett - 4/4/2016 to 11/4/2016 - 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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