John Young Radcliff (aka John Young Radcliffe)
- Bats Unknown , Throws Unknown
- Height 5' 6" , Weight 140 lb.
- Debut May 20, 1871
- Final Game May 24, 1875
- Born June 29, 1848 in Philadelphia, PA USA
- Died July 26, 1911 in Ocean City, NJ USA
John Radcliff played five seasons in the National Association for the Philadelphia Athletics, the Baltimore Canaries, the Philadelphia Whites, and the Philadelphia Centennials. He played most of his games in the infield. In 157 career games, he had a lifetime batting average of .282 with 113 runs batted in.
Radcliff was expelled from the National Association after he attempted to bribe umpire William McLean with $175 to help the Chicago White Stockings win in 1874. Candy Cummings, Denny Mack, Nat Hicks were also implicated but never blacklisted. He was reinstated one year later.