Gordie Howe is the oldest player ever to play in Detroit, but today it is Nick Lidstrom
The oldest player ever to play in a professional football soccer match was Billy Meredith - Wales (45 year, 8 months)
john kasay (panthers kicker) The 'oldest player ever to play for the Carolina Panthers' is Vinny Testaverde who was 44 years old when he QBed the Panthers in the 2007 season. Kasay is the oldest player on the 2008 team at 39.
well from my information the oldest person to play basketball ever was jesus at the age of 2000 years old.
the oldest player be active in the N.B.A was Nat Hickey started to play on his 46th birthday
The oldest player to ever play a single NBA game would be Nat Hickey who played when he was 46. the oldest current player is Shaquille O'Neal. Youngest player ever is Andrew Bynum of the L.A. Lakers who will win again this year because Kobe is a Pro at everything. just saying :D
The oldest player ever to play in the NBA was Nat Hickey who played one game in the 1947-48 season when he was 45 years and 363 days old.