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Mike Sandlock has been the oldest living person to have played in the MLB since April 23, 2014, following the death of Connie Marrero a couple of days shy of his 103rd birthday. Sandlock was born on October 17, 1915 and is currently 98 years old.

[edit] Oldest Living MLB Player

The following is a list of the people who have held the title of oldest living MLB player.

From To Name Lived Years Played
May 4, 1871 May 5, 1871 Bill Lennon January, 1845 - August 19, 1910 1871 - 1873
May 5, 1871 October 30, 1871 Harry Wright January 10, 1835 - October 3, 1895 1871 - 1877
October 30, 1871 February 23, 1900 Nate Berkenstock 1831 - February 23, 1900 1871 - 1871
February 23, 1900 September 18, 1908 Dickey Pearce February 29, 1836 - September 18, 1908 1871 - 1877
September 18, 1908 September 15, 1912 Al Barker January 18, 1839 - September 15, 1912 1871 - 1871
September 15, 1912 January 14, 1928 Al Reach May 25, 1840 - January 14, 1928 1871 - 1875
January 14, 1928 April 28, 1928 Harry Berthrong January 1, 1844 - April 28, 1928 1871 - 1871
April 28, 1928 May 24, 1933 Phonney Martin August 4, 1845 - May 24, 1933 1872 - 1873
May 24, 1933 February 28, 1935 Harry Schafer August 14, 1846 - February 28, 1935 1871 - 1878
February 28, 1935 August 21, 1937 George Wright January 28, 1847 - August 21, 1937 1871 - 1882
August 21, 1937 May 31, 1944 John McKelvey August 27, 1847 - May 31, 1944 1875 - 1875
May 31, 1944 July 3, 1948 Charles Witherow April, 1852 - July 3, 1948 1875 - 1875
July 3, 1948 May 31, 1955 Henry Jones May 10, 1857 - May 31, 1955 1884 - 1884
May 31, 1955 October 31, 1956 John Leighton October 4, 1861 - October 31, 1956 1890 - 1890
October 31, 1956 December 15, 1961 Dummy Hoy May 23, 1862 - December 15, 1961 1888 - 1902
December 15, 1961 May 8, 1962 Buster Burrell December 22, 1866 - May 8, 1962 1891 - 1897
May 8, 1962 August 10, 1963 Bill Kinsler November 9, 1867 - August 10, 1963 1893 - 1893
August 10, 1963 January 17, 1964 John Grimes April 17, 1869 - January 17, 1964 1897 - 1897
January 17, 1964 August 19, 1969 John Hollison May 3, 1870 - August 19, 1969 1892 - 1892
August 19, 1969 May 8, 1973 Ralph Miller March 15, 1873 - May 8, 1973 1898 - 1899
May 8, 1973 October 2, 1975 Charlie Emig April 5, 1875 - October 2, 1975 1896 - 1896
October 2, 1975 September 19, 1977 Paddy Livingston January 14, 1880 - September 19, 1977 1901 - 1917
September 19, 1977 April 12, 1979 Sam Edmonston August 30, 1883 - April 12, 1979 1907 - 1907
April 12, 1979 March 25, 1981 Red Morgan October 6, 1883 - March 25, 1981 1906 - 1906
March 25, 1981 December 13, 1981 Jack Snyder October 6, 1886 - December 13, 1981 1914 - 1917
December 13, 1981 March 9, 1983 Carl Manda November 16, 1886 - March 9, 1983 1914 - 1914
March 9, 1983 August 31, 1988 John Daley May 25, 1887 - August 31, 1988 1912 - 1912
August 31, 1988 December 15, 1990 Bill Otis December 24, 1889 - December 15, 1990 1912 - 1912
December 15, 1990 September 17, 1998 Chet Hoff May 8, 1891 - September 17, 1998 1911 - 1915
September 17, 1998 March 31, 1999 Ike Kahdot October 22, 1899 - March 31, 1999 1922 - 1922
March 31, 1999 April 3, 2002 Karl Swanson December 17, 1900 - April 3, 2002 1928 - 1929
April 3, 2002 June 27, 2002 Ralph Erickson June 25, 1902 - June 27, 2002 1929 - 1930
June 27, 2002 September 25, 2002 Ray Hayworth January 29, 1904 - September 25, 2002 1926 - 1945
September 25, 2002 January 2, 2004 Paul Hopkins September 25, 1904 - January 2, 2004 1927 - 1929
January 2, 2004 July 30, 2005 Ray Cunningham January 17, 1905 - July 30, 2005 1931 - 1932
July 30, 2005 July 15, 2006 Howdy Groskloss April 9, 1906 - July 15, 2006 1930 - 1932
July 15, 2006 July 22, 2007 Rollie Stiles November 17, 1906 - July 22, 2007 1930 - 1933
July 22, 2007 January 22, 2009 Billy Werber June 20, 1908 - January 22, 2009 1930 - 1942
January 22, 2009 February 8, 2011 Tony Malinosky October 5, 1909 - February 8, 2011 1937
February 8, 2011 April 23, 2014 Connie Marrero April 25, 1911 - April 23, 2014 1950 - 1954
April 23, 2014 present Mike Sandlock October 17, 1915 - living 1942 - 1953

[edit] Current Ten Oldest Players

Name Birthdate Years Played
Mike Sandlock October 17, 1915 1942 - 1953
Ray Hathaway October 13, 1916 1945
Eddie Carnett October 21, 1916 1941 - 1945
Alex Monchak March 5, 1917 1940
Lennie Merullo May 5, 1917 1941 - 1947
Carl Miles March 22, 1918 1940
Lou Lucier March 23, 1918 1943 - 1945
Bobby Doerr April 7, 1918 1937 - 1951
Chuck Stevens July 10, 1918 1941 - 1948
Bill Endicott September 4, 1916 1946

[edit] Hall of Famers

The oldest living Hall of Famer is currently is Bobby Doerr (born April 7, 1918).

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