The Oldest Living Major League Baseball Players. The 500 oldest living baseball players appears below in order from oldest to youngest. Baseball Almanac has always taken biographical baseball research seriously and this list of the oldest living Major League players is updated immediately upon confirmation of a player's passing.
Although Major League Baseball counts 1869 as its founding year, which was the year that the first professional team, the Cincinnatti Red Stockings, was established, the American League was not formed until 1901. The two leagues did not interact until 1903, when the best team from each league began competing in the World Series. The National League would continue on with eight teams until 1962.
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The Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft is held every year in June by conference call among the 30 Major League Clubs. The Clubs take turns selecting players in reverse order of their won-lost records at the close of the previous regular season. The order of selection is without regard to League. The Major League Rules govern which players are eligible for selection in the Draft.
At his death Henrich was the fifth oldest living MLB player and was the last surviving member of the 1941 World Champion New York Yankees. There were no living former baseball players who played on the winning team in an earlier World Series. He was also Lou Gehrig's final surviving teammate. Tommy Henrich died at the age of 96 on December 1, 2009, after being weakened by a series of strokes.