Average age of major league drops below 29 on opening day
NEW YORK (AP) The average age of a major league player on opening day dropped to 28.91 years from 29.13 at the start of last season.
The Philadelphia Phillies are the youngest team at 26.92, according to the commissioner’s office. Other teams with young averages are Cincinnati (27.49), Miami (27.85), Pittsburgh (27.97), St. Louis (28.02) and the New York Yankees (28.04).
The MLB average was 29.17 in 2015 and 29.04 in 2016.
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