|Born:||November 10, 1939|
New York City
|AFL draft||1961 / Round: 17 / Pick: 130|
(by the Boston Patriots)
|NFL draft||1961 / Round: 20 / Pick: 278|
(by the Green Bay Packers)
Raymond James Ratkowski was a professional American football halfback. He played football at the University of Notre Dame. He was drafted in the 17th round of the 1961 NFL draft and played for the Boston Patriots of the American Football League during the 1961 AFL season.
Ratkowski later served in the Marine Corps and worked for the FBI. Upon retirement to Cape Cod he developed an interest in expressionist painting. He died on April 30, 2012. Ray was an all-city running back at St. Francis Prep in Brooklyn.