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.

Peter Moylan

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Peter Moylan

When you watch Peter Moylan pitch, you might be amazed he's lasted this long.

The 39-year-old Atlanta Braves relief pitcher ranks as the third-oldest active player in the MLB despite a sidearm/submarine pitching style that looks tortuous on the elbow and shoulder.

Save for Moylan, the Braves are a very young team.

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When you watch Peter Moylan pitch, you might be amazed he's lasted this long.

The 39-year-old Atlanta Braves relief pitcher ranks as the third-oldest active player in the MLB despite a sidearm/submarine pitching style that looks tortuous on the elbow and shoulder.

Save for Moylan, the Braves are a very young team.

For example, his teammate Ronald Acuña Jr. is just 20 years old.

Moylan can still be a workhorse despite his old age.

In 2017, his 79 appearances tied Bryan Shaw for the most of any pitcher.

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