Rolland Stiles played during the era of Goudey and Diamond Star, but he’s still around. And he lives just minutes from the home of one of this year’s World Series combatants.
Over 16,000 men have played Major League Baseball, just 12 have reached the age of 100. On November 17, Rolland Stiles joins that exclusive club. He’s a former St. Louis Browns’ pitcher who faced Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. He’s now the oldest living player.
Stiles still lives in St. Louis and KSDK-TV, the NBC affiliate there, spent some time with him on Tuesday. Watch the story by clicking on the picture you’ll see when this link pops up.