Scott was drafted by the Detroit Tigers back in 1966. Out of the 700 players drafted that year, Scott was 34th. He turned down their offer so that he could attend Ohio University to pursue his real dream of becoming a writer.
During his four years at Ohio University, Scott played baseball for the Ohio University Bobcats. In his senior year, they were rated in the top five teams in the nation and went on to the college world series.
nestled in the farmlands of mid Ohio. It was there that he
learned to appreciate small town life and country living.
After graduating from Ohio University in 1970 with a degree
in English Literature, he entered the field of retail
management and for the next 30 years managed many stores in
the Detroit, Michigan area.
In 1996 with a lifelong dream of being a writer, he started
writing short stories. Within the next two years, he had
four stories published. Since then, his first novel, All
Those Years Ago, was published, and in the fall of 2004,
his second novel, A Summer Harvest, was released. His third
novel, The Road Back Home, was published in the fall of
2007 by Charles River Press, and his fourth novel, Last
Days of Summer, was released by Whiskey Creek Press.
In the spring of 2012, Summer Heat was published by
Outer Banks Publishing.
Scott and his wife, Deb, now live in Mansfield, Ohio. Their
children, Sara, Angela, Michael, and Matt live in the