The 21 Oldest Professional Athletes Still Playing in 2018

When they were just rookies, they never could've predicted they'd still be playing in 2018. Yet here they are, battling against guys half their age.

Fernando Rodney

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Fernando Rodney

The 41-year-old Fernando Rodney is the second-oldest active player in the MLB.

The Oakland Athletics relief pitcher has remained remarkably effective despite his age.

At the time of this writing, Rodney sports a 2.84 ERA.

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The 41-year-old Fernando Rodney is the second-oldest active player in the MLB.

The Oakland Athletics relief pitcher has remained remarkably effective despite his age.

At the time of this writing, Rodney sports a 2.84 ERA.

Rodney is one of the richest characters in the MLB.

He's known for wearing his brim askew during games as well as his "bow-and-arrow" celebration after successful outings.

Rodney can still bring the heat, too. His two-seam fastball currently averages 94 mph.

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