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Peter Ratican

Full name: Peter Joseph Ratican
Gender: Male
Born: April 13, 1887 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: November 20, 1922 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: Christian Brothers College, St. Louis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Peter Ratican started one of the most famous soccer families in St. Louis. Ratican played halfback for Christian Brothers’ College in the 1904 Olympic soccer tournament, and later played professionally with St. Theresa in the St. Louis Soccer League, the first US professional soccer league. Ratican eventually became the owner-manager of Ben Millers soccer franchise, one of the most successful soccer clubs in US history during the 1910s. They won St. Louis Soccer League titles in 1915-18 and 1920 and the US Open Cup in 1920. Outside of sports, Ratican worked with the family firm Ratican Coal & Contracting, but died rather young, aged only 35, due to a brain tumor. His younger brother, Harry, was inducted into the US Soccer Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Football Men's Football Christian Brothers' College-1 USA 2 Silver

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Football Christian Brothers' College-1 USA Final Standings 2 1904-11-16 0
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Football Christian Brothers' College-1 USA Round-Robin Replay #3 1 1904-11-23 Christian Brothers' College-1 2, St. Rose-2 0
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Football Christian Brothers' College-1 USA Round-Robin Match #1 2 1904-11-16 Galt Football Club 7, Christian Brothers' College-1 0 0
1904 Summer 17 St. Louis Football Christian Brothers' College-1 USA Round-Robin Match #3 1T 1904-11-18 St. Rose-2 0, Christian Brothers' College-1 0 0
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