LAST MLB PLAYER STANDING BORN IN EACH YEAR

The Last Major League Baseball Player from Each Year in History

Are you feeling old? A little tired? These Major League Baseball players might provide you with some inspiration as they were the last player standing on the field from their respective year of birth!

Note : Visit the "Born In" year to see a list of every single ballplayer who was born in that particular year who played Major League Baseball, as researched by Baseball Almanac .

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"I don't mind paying a player (specifically Rico Carty who was thirty-nine & wanted a three-year contract), but I don't want to pay for his funeral." - Toronto Blue Jays General Manager Pat Gillick

Last MLB Player Standing Born in Each Year

Research by Baseball Almanac | Related: Year of Birth Research

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43
33
33
42
34
42
39
41
54
39
45
37
38
40
39
39
46
40
50
37
40
48
38
42
45
44
41
49
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44
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44
46
42
57
40
41
49
39
41
51
49
39
38
41
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45
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44
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44
45
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39
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43
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59
46
39
44
40
43
40
41
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43
41
42
44
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44
57
40
39
40
41
40
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39
44
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40
44
40
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48
43
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46
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43
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38
41
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48
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Becoming the oldest players has its ups and downs. You've stood the test of time, you "should" be financially secure, and you'll be talked about (or talk about it!):

"When you first sign that contract as a kid they tell you your whole future is ahead of you, but they forget to tell you that your future stops at thirty-five." - Hal Jeffcoat

"Baseball is a peculiar profession, possibly the only one which capitalizes on a boyhood pleasure, unfits the athlete for any other career, keeps him young in mind spirit, and then rejects him as too old, before he has yet attained the prime of life." - Gerald Beaumont

" Larry ( Nap ) Lajoie was one second, but he was 41 years old, hit .246 and covered as much ground as the waterbucket. He quit after that year." - Tom Sheehan in The Worst Team of All

"When I came out of high school I didn't picture myself throwing a baseball for twenty-eight years. It's been fun." - Charlie Hough

Did you know that Hoyt Wilhelm (click his name for complete stats) had an earned run average under 2.00 for the first five seasons he played after turning forty?

Most of the players are in their forties and some of them even appeared in four different decades? Two of them in five different decades, but don't click on every player to find out who when all you have to do is visit our Tenure & Age research.

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