Age is just a number.
That's what they say, right? Well, it may be just a number, but as that number creeps higher, humans tend to get weaker, less explosive and more prone to injury. That's why most professional athletes tend to be in their 20s, a period when the body's capability for things like strength and endurance naturally peak. However, a number of athletes have defied Father Time to continue playing professionally long after their peers have retired. These are the five oldest pro athletes in sports.
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