B. Gary Scott

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B. Gary Scott was a three-year letterman and two-way football performer at the University of Pennsylvania 1952-54, following an outstanding athletic career at P.S. DuPont High School. He was a
recipient of the Philadelphia Maxwell Club’s major college football “Player of the Week” award for scoring both touchdowns in the Quakers 13-7 win over Penn State in 1953. His Penn football career
came at a time when the Quakers played a major college schedule, including Notre Dame, Ohio State, Michigan, Georgia, California, Army, Navy and Duke. Gary was awarded the J. William White Memorial
Scholarship for athletic and scholastic achievement. At Penn, he also earned a varsity letter in lacrosse. During his High School career, he won nine letters in football, basketball and track at P.S.
DuPont 1949-51. He was selected as a second team All-State football running back. He was the 1950 state track champion in the 100 and 200-yard dashes, beating Bunny Blaney and Ron Waller. He was
named Outstanding Male Athlete as a senior at P.S. DuPont. Gary was part owner and President of the Wilmington Blue Bombers, Eastern League professional basketball club during the 1960s. He coached
youth league basketball in the mid 1970s and sponsored Naamans Little League baseball teams for many years. He served as President, Wilmington Touchdown Club in the mid-seventies.



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