These graybeards still contributing

Eleven players 40 or older currently on active rosters, and they're not just hanging on

Originally Published: May 12, 2011
By Pedro Gomez | ESPN

Miguel Batista calls members of "the club" dinosaurs. Tim Wakefield could not be prouder to be the club's senior member.

"I was happy just to get one year in when I was 25, let alone be in my 18th season at nearly age 45,'' said Wakefield, one of 11 major league players in "the club," those who have reached their 40th birthday and are still playing in the major leagues.

The club includes six pitchers -- Batista, Wakefield, Darren Oliver, Arthur Rhodes, Mariano Rivera and Takashi ...

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