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LeMoyne to enshrine four in Gold Wave Hall of Fame

King's volleyball teams have posted a 261-183 (.589) record. He has coached six all-conference volleyball performers over that period. King is also a member of the Liverpool High School Hall of Fame.

Ratliff, a 1994 graduate, lettered three seasons for current Le Moyne athletic director Dick Rockwell on the baseball team.

After three seasons with the Dolphins, he was drafted in the first round (24th pick) of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Chicago Cubs. Ratliff was named an All-America in 1993, all-state in his final two seasons and all-MAAC in each of his three seasons.

Ratliff completed his career with a program Division I record 22 wins (currently second), is second all-time with a 2.18 ERA and second with 17 complete games. He went 10-1 with 64 strikeouts and a 2.04 ERA as Le Moyne posted a 34-6 record in 1993. He made his major league debut in 2000 when he pitched one scoreless inning with the Oakland Athletics. Currently, Ratliff is employed by Pfizer Company in its sales department.

Tifft, a 1994 graduate, lettered three seasons under former men's lacrosse coach Rob Didio. Tifft, the captain of the 1993 team, is the first Le Moyne men's lacrosse player to be named to the Gold Wave Hall of Fame.

He graduated as the program's all-time leader in points, goals and assists. His 131 goals currently rank second on the career list, 66 assists are fifth and 197 points are fifth on the all-time chart.

The program's first-ever first-team All-America selection, Tifft was named the Empire Lacrosse League Most Valuable Player in 1992 and 1993. Tifft has been the Director of Human Resource at Blasland, Bouck & Lee for six years. He serves as a volunteer youth soccer and baseball coach in Liverpool.

Anthony Tex Simone has served in various capacities with the Syracuse SkyChiefs (formerly the Syracuse Chiefs) since 1961. Since taking over as the executive vice president and general manager in 1970, Simone has offered support to the Le Moyne baseball program. The Triple-A SkyChiefs have scheduled an exhibition game with Le Moyne each of the last two seasons.

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