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Vince Scott bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Vince Scott

Playing Career

Hamilton Wildcats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1950, 1952-1962

Awards and Honours

All-Eastern Guard
1949, 1950, 1952 (3)

All-Eastern Defensive Guard
1953 - 1958 (6)

All-Eastern Middle Guard
1959 (1)

Grey Cup Participation
1953, 1957 - 1959, 1961, 1962 (6)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1953, 1957 (2)

Career Highlights

  • Played 170 games in Canadian football.

  • Recorded 12 tackles in the 1957 Grey Cup versus the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Vince Scott came to Hamilton, Ontario after a college career at Notre Dame University and two years with the Buffalo Bills.

Scott was with the Hamilton Wildcats when they amalgamated with the Hamilton Tigers to form the modern-era Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Scott was a perennial all-star, and was one of only a few players to participate in all four shrine all-star games played from 1955 to 1958.

Vince Scott was twice chosen for Ted Reeve's All-Canada team. Scott was also selected for the 1955 coaches' dream team, Hamilton's fabulous fifties team, and also the eastern team of the century.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1982 as a player.

Class of 1982

Willie FlemingRon LancasterVince ScottRobert Tinsley

Football Reporters of Canada

Rheaume BrisboisBill Good Sr.Maurice SmithGord Walker

Scott, Vince
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