On May 7, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies Jamie Moyer still baffles opposing hitters at age 47 becomes the oldest pitcher in major league history to throw a shutout when he blanks Atlanta, 7-0, and the first to accomplish the feat in four different decades. The Phillies right-hander, who is 47 years and 170 days, easily surpasses the previous record established by Indian hurler Phil Niekro, who shut out the Blue Jays on October 6, 1985 at the age of 46 years and 188 days.