HaywoodJablonski: By definition, that headline is false.
HaywoodJablonski: By definition, that headline is false. Maybe the Cubs part is true
BKITU: RIP Jamie Moyer
ReverendLoki: Oldest living MLB player dies finally qualifies to vote in Chicago elections at 102, signs with Cubs
MFAWG: ReverendLoki: Oldest living MLB player dies finally qualifies to vote in Chicago elections at 102, signs with CubsHah! Timely, topical humor! I see what you did there.
FriarReb98: There are currently 61 former Major Leaguers over the age of 90 (okay, 60, but since one's birthday is tomorrow I'm using it). Current oldest living players by team:Mike Sandlock (Boston Braves, Brooklyn & Pittsburgh): 1915-Oct-17 (#1 overall; #2 overall Ray Hathaway was also a Brooklyn Dodger)Eddie Carnett (Cleveland & Chicago White Sox): 1916-Oct-21 (#3 overall)Alex Monchak (Philadelphia Phillies): 1917-Mar-5 (#4 overall)Lennie Merullo (the new Cubs #1): 1917-May-5 (#5 overall)Carl Miles (Philadelphia Athletics): 1918-Mar-22 (#6 overall)Lou Lucier (Boston Red Sox): 1918-Mar-23 (#7 overall; #8 overall Bobby Doerr was also a Red Sox, and is the oldest living Hall of Famer)Chuck Stevens (St. Louis Browns): 1918-Jul-10 (#9 overall)Bill Endicott (St. Louis Cardinals): 1918-Sep-4 (#10 overall)Monte Irvin (New York Giants): 1919-Feb-25 (#12 overall; also the oldest living confirmed Negro Leaguer)Steve Nagy (Washington Senators): 1919-May-28 (#13 overall)Rugger Ardizoia (New York Yankees): 1919-Nov-20 (#18 overall; also the oldest player to have only played one MLB game)Wally Westlake (Cincinnati Reds): 1920-Nov-8 (#24 overall; also the 2nd oldest on 3 other teams and the oldest Baltimore Oriole)Eddie Robinson (Detroit Tigers): 1920-Dec-15 (#25 overall; youngest oldest player on a pre-expansion team)On the other teams, in the top 100 oldest:Angels: Bob Cerv (#80)Senators (now Rangers): Minnie Minoso (#94 at worst; no one knows if his real birth year is 1922 or 1925)Astros: Hal Brown (#73)Mets: Yogi Berra (#82)No one else's oldest player is in the top 100, except Alvin Dark (oldest living Milwaukee Brave) and Irv Noren (oldest living LA Dodger). The current cut-off for Top 100 Oldest is Randy Jackson, born 1926-Feb-10, played for the Cubs, Indians and both the Brooklyn and LA Dodgers (the oldest player to play for one team in two different cities). The current youngest for a franchise overall is 54-year old Mike Morgan of the Diamondbacks (obviouly) ...
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