List of players whose last career game was in a World Series

From BR Bullpen

Since 1903, the following players have ended their major league career in a World Series:

An asterisk indicates a player whose career ended in his first World Series.

Italics indicates a player who played on the World Series winning team.

A cross indicates a player who is in the Hall of Fame.


1903: Brickyard Kennedy*, Jack O'Brien*

1904: no series played

1905: none

1906: Bill O'Neill*, Babe Towne*

1907: none

1908: Bill Coughlin, George Winter*

1909: none

1910: Ginger Beaumont, John Kane*

1911: none

1912: none

1913: Moose McCormick, Tillie Shafer

1914: Josh Devore

1915: Beals Becker

1916: Bill Carrigan, Nap Rucker*

1917: none

1918: George Whiteman*, Chuck Wortman*, Rollie Zeider*

1919: Chick Gandil (one of 8 players banned for their role in the Black Sox Scandal), Bill James*, Sherry Magee*, Erskine Mayer

1920: Bill McCabe

1921: Tom Rogers*

1922: Lee King*

1923: Hinkey Haines*

1924: John Martina*, Ralph Miller*, Tommy Taylor*, Mule Watson

1925: Nemo Leibold, Bobby Veach*

1926: Hank Severeid

1927: Heinie Groh

1928: none

1929: George Burns, Walt French*, Norm McMillan, Art Nehf

1930: none

1931: Phil Todt*

1932: Marv Gudat*, Jakie May*

1933: none

1934: Pat Crawford, Jim Mooney*

1935: none

1936: Travis Jackson†, Mark Koenig, Bill Terry

1937: Don Brennan*

1938: none

1939: Nino Bongiovanni*

1940: Clay Smith*, Jimmie Wilson

1941: Johnny Sturm*

1942: Creepy Crespi*, Buddy Hassett*, Red Rolfe, George Selkirk

1943: Sam Narron*,

1944: Mike Chartak*, Tom Turner*

1945: Red Borom*, Paul Derringer, Zeb Eaton*, Paul Gillespie, Joe Hoover*, Chuck Hostetler*, Bob Maier*, Les Mueller*, Bill Schuster*, Jim Tobin*, Hy Vandenberg*, Hub Walker*

1946: Mace Brown*, Pinky Higgins, Mike Ryba*

1947: Bill Bevens*, Spud Chandler, Al Gionfriddo*, Cookie Lavagetto

1948: Russ Christopher*, Frank McCormick

1949: none

1950: none

1951: Joe DiMaggio†, Hank Schenz*

1952: Tommy Holmes, Johnny Rutherford*

1953: Johnny Mize

1954: Bill Glynn*

1955: George Shuba, Karl Spooner*

1956: Dale Mitchell, Jackie Robinson†, George Wilson*

1957: Tommy Byrne, Jerry Coleman, Joe Collins, Nippy Jones

1958: none

1959: Chuck Churn*

1960: Gil McDougald

1961: Ken Hunt*

1962: Bob Nieman*

1963: none

1964: none

1965: Don LeJohn*, Wally Moon

1966: Jim Barbieri*, Wes Covington, Jim Gilliam, Sandy Koufax

1967: Eddie Bressoud*, Hal Woodeshick*

1968: Dick Hughes, Roger Maris, Eddie Mathews

1969: Ed Charles*

1970: Ray Washburn

1971: Dick Hall

1972: Joe Horlen*, Julián Javier, Don Mincher, Ted Uhlaender*

1973: Mike Andrews, Jim Beauchamp*, Billy Conigliaro*, Allan Lewis, Willie Mays

1974: Dick Green

1975: none

1976: none

1977: Ed Goodson*

1978: Paul Lindblad

1979: none

1980: José Cardenal*, Pete LaCock*, Marty Pattin*

1981: none

1982: Dwight Bernard*, Doc Medich*

1983: none

1984: Champ Summers*

1985: Steve Braun, Mike Jorgensen*, John Wathan

1986: Dave Stapleton*

1987: Dan Driessen, George Frazier, Roy Smalley*

1988: Don Baylor

1989: none

1990: Billy Bates*, Ron Oester*

1991: Jim Clancy*

1992: Pat Tabler*

1993: Willie Canate*, Alfredo Griffin

1994: no series played

1995: none

1996: Mike Aldrete*

1997: Darren Daulton, Kevin Seitzer*

1998: Randy Myers

1999: Chili Davis, Darryl Strawberry, Otis Nixon

2000: Luis Polonia

2001: Bobby Witt*, Scott Brosius, Paul O'Neill

2002: Alex Ochoa*, Shawon Dunston*, Robb Nen

2003: none

2004: Pokey Reese*

2005: Jeff Bagwell*†

2006: John Rodriguez*, Alexis Gomez*

2007: Bobby Kielty* (hit home run in his only PA of series), Curt Schilling (won his only game of series)

2008: Geoff Jenkins*

2009: Eric Bruntlett, Scott Eyre, Pedro Martínez

2010: Bengie Molina

2011: Esteban German*, Arthur Rhodes*

2012: Aubrey Huff, Ryan Theriot

2013: Ryan Dempster*

2014: Josh Willingham*

2015: Michael Cuddyer*, Alex Ríos*

2016: Coco Crisp, David Ross (hit home run in final game)

2017: Carlos Beltrán, Andre Ethier*

2018: Ryan Madson

2019: Fernando Rodney

2020: none