• Steve Potter

6/17/21 : By the Ages


Here’s a look at the average ages by full season minor league level of each major league organization. The first table shows position players and the second shows pitchers. I used Baseball Reference as my data source.


Position Players :


The Phillies have the 6th youngest overall group of position players with an average age of 23.5. They are the 6th youngest at AAA ( 25.9 ), 16th youngest at AA ( 24.3 ), 6th youngest at High A ( 22.5 ) and 12th youngest at Low A ( 21.1 )


Pitchers :


The Phillies have the 2nd youngest overall group of pitchers with an average age of 23.5. They are the 2nd youngest at AAA ( 26.1 ), 7th youngest at AA ( 24.2 ), 4th youngest at High A ( 22.8 ) and the youngest staff at Low A ( 20.7 )


Here’s a breakdown by league level of ages and where the Phillies stand within the league they play in.

Triple A :


Triple A East :


Average Age - Position Players : 26.8 … Lehigh Valley average - 25.9 ( tied for 4th youngest in 20 team league )

Average Age - Pitchers : 27.2 … Lehigh Valley average - 26.1 ( tied for 2nd youngest in 20 team league )


Triple A West :


Average Age - Position Players : 26.9

Average Age - Pitchers : 27.5


Double A :


Double A Northeast :


Average Age - Position Players : 24.1 … Reading average - 24.3 ( 4th oldest in 12 team league )

Average Age - Pitchers : 24.9 … Reading average - 24.2 ( tied for 3rd youngest in 12 team league )


Double A South :


Average Age - Position Players : 24.6

Average Age - Pitchers : 24.8


Double A Central :


Average Age - Position Players : 24.2

Average Age - Pitchers : 24.8


High A :


High A East :


Average Age - Position Players : 23.0 … Jersey Shore average - 22.5 ( Youngest in 12 team league )

Average Age - Pitchers : 23.3 … Jersey Shore average - 22.8 ( 2nd youngest in 12 team league )


High A West :


Average Age - Position Players : 23.0

Average Age - Pitchers : 23.3


High A Central :


Average Age - Position Players : 22.6

Average Age - Pitchers : 23.3


Low A :


Low A South East :


Average Age - Position Players : 21.4 … Clearwater average - 21.1 ( 3rd Youngest in 10 team league )

Average Age - Pitchers : 22.0 … Clearwater average - 20.7 ( Youngest in 10 team league )


Low A East :


Average Age - Position Players : 21.4

Average Age - Pitchers : 22.0


Low A West :


Average Age - Position Players : 21.0

Average Age - Pitchers : 22.0


There are no miracles … it’s only data 😎


Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️

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