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Jon Ratliff
Born: (1971-12-22) December 22, 1971 (age 50)
Syracuse, New York
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 15, 2000, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 15, 2000, for the Oakland Athletics
MLB statistics
Games pitched1
Earned run average0.00

Jon Charles Ratliff (born December 22, 1971) is an American former professional baseball player. Ratliff played one game in his career, for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball (MLB) in the 2000 season. He pitched one inning in relief not allowing a hit or a walk, and not striking out a batter.


Ratliff attended LeMoyne College. In 1992 he played collegiate summer baseball with the Hyannis Mets of the Cape Cod Baseball League and was named a league all-star.[1][2] He was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the first round (24th overall) in the 1993 MLB draft. He played eight seasons in the minor leagues.

Ratliff was featured in the book 'The Cup of Coffee Club: 11 Players and Their Brush with Baseball History' (2020) by Jacob Kornhauser.


  1. ^ "Major League Baseball Players From the Cape Cod League" (PDF). Retrieved September 25, 2019.
  2. ^ Naylor, Kevin (July 23, 1992). "Hyannis Pitcher Quietly Earns All-Star Spot". Yarmouth Register. Yarmouth, MA. p. 12.