Robert Balent

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Graduate of Franklin D. Roosevelt High School in 1939 where he quarterbacked the Blue and White Wildcats to an undefeated season and the Eastern Conference Championship in 1938. He played an important role when Kulpmont soundly trounced the Ferndale Yellow Jackets by a score of 50 to 19 to win the Pennsylvania State Championship on December 3, 1938. He attended Temple and Penn State and received a Masters Degree in Safety Education New York University. He was a player-coach for the Anthracite Maroons, Shenandoah Presidents and the Tri-Boro Eagles in coach at Kulpmont High in 1950-52, and became assistant coach at Delhaas High School, George School and Woodrow Wilson School. Presently he is a member of Lower Bicks County YMCA Runners training to run a marathon.

Categories: 1980 Hall of Fame