Coleman Scott betting against rain on Rain Day

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Coleman Scott, an Olympic bronze medalist originally from Waynesburg, has bet Waynesburg Borough Mayor Duncan Berryman it will not rain July 29.


If it does not rain next Monday, it will be the second year in a row the borough’s mayor has had to forfeit his hat.


Following is a list of “celebrities” who have bet against the chance of rain on Rain Day:


2012 - Brett Keisel, Pittsburgh Steeler


2011 - Josh Koscheck, UFC fighter


2010 - Annise Parker, Houston,Texas mayor


2009 - Katie Stam, Miss America 2009


2008 - Luke Ravenstahl, Pittsburgh mayor


2007 - William Sanderson, actor


2006 - Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh Steeler


2005- Donald Trump,casino owner


2004 - Will Ferrell, comedian/actor


2003 - Chubby Checker, singer


2002 - Kent Tekulve, Pittsburgh Pirate


2001 - Dixie Chicks, country singers


2000 - Mr. Rogers & Mr. McFeely


1999 - B94 Radio


1998 - Jay Leno, Tonight Show host


1997 - Fran Drescher, actress


1996 - Troy Aikman, Dallas Cowboy


1995 - Jaromir Jagr, Pittsburgh Penguin


1994 - Mike Love, Beach Boys


1993 - Mason City, Iowa


1992 - City of Niceville, Florida


1991 - Sophie Masloff, Pittsburgh Mayor


1990 - Andy Van Slyke, Pgh. Pirate


1989 - Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh Penguin


1988 - Harry Mitchell


1987 - Harry Anderson, actor


1986 - Rick Woods, Pittsburgh Steeler


1985 - Willard Scott, weatherman


1984 - Franco Harris, Pittsburgh Steeler


1983 - Willard Scott, weatherman


1982 - Myron Cope, sports reporter


1981 - Joe DeNardo, TV weatherman


1980 - Bill & Patty Burns, TV news


1979 - Lou Brock, baseball star


1978 - Bob Kudzma, TV weatherman


1977 - Johnny Carson, Tonight Show


1976- Myron Cope, sports reporter


1975 - Bob Kudzma, TV weatherman


1974 - Jack Fleming, TV sports reporter


1973 - Bill Curry, TV sports reporter


1972- Al Abrams, sports


1971 - Jack Bogut, disc jockey


1970- Red Donley, sports reporter


1969- Paul Long, TV news reporter


1968 - Linda Richards, TV news reporter


1967 - Del Miller, harness racer


1966 - Punxsutawney Phil


1965 - John Charles Daily, TV moderator


1964- Arnold Palmer, golf pro/champ


1963 - Cassius Clay, boxing champ


1962 - Eleanor Shano, weather reporter


1961 - Eleanor Shano, weather reporter


1960 - Three Stooges, comedians/actors


1959 - Karl Ide, TV newsman


1958 - Major Don Johnston, air guard


1957 - Bob Considine, sportswriter


1956 - Dr. William McClellan, coroner


1955 - Bob Prince, sportscaster


1954 - No Record


1953 - Tex Litman, restaurateur


1952 - Tex Litman, restaurateur


1951 - Captain Roach, Harrisburg


1950 - Eddie Clover, magician


1949 - Vince Johnson, correspondent


1948 - Bob Hope, comedian/actor


1947 - Bing Crosby, singer/actor


1946 - Jack Dempsey, boxing champ


1945 - Harry Keck, football coach


1944 - Whitney Martin, correspondent


1943 - No Record


1942 - No Record


1941 - Chester Smith, sportswriter


1940- No Record


1939 - Al Abrams, sportswriter


Some hats on display at the Borough office


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