Assuming that 44-year-old punter Jeff Feagles stays retired, that honor should go to Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre. The Minnesota Vikings quarterback, who has played 19 seasons and will turn 41 in October, 2010, also happens to be the first known active NFL player to become a grandfather. Favre, however, hasn't announced if he will return for another season.
Currently as of November 2014, the oldest active pro sports player is golfer Gary Player. Player is 78 years old and has been playing professionally since 1953.
At 48, George Blanda played Quarterback and Kicker. He is now in the Hall of Fame.
Currently its Shaq.
79 or 68
he was a basketball player
No degree is needed to play basketball or become a professional basketball player.
Gordie Howe is the oldest player ever to play in Detroit, but today it is Nick Lidstrom
== == == == There is no "oldest age" that you can play basketball at. If you can play the game and your body can handle the pain, than you can still play. Recently, a 72 year old made a college team over some 20 year old kids, which show that any aged people can play basketball. There are no limits on how old you can be to play professional basketball. (Assuming your body can handle the punishment of this so-called "non-contact" sport.)
He gets to play basketball quite a lot.
There was not a first person to play NBA basketball ,ritard, basketball is played in teams.