Preston Best

One of the outstanding fullbacks of his era, Preston Best played for the Porter’s Redskins from 1939 to 1941 and the VFW team from 1945 to 1946. He also played softball and basketball with Harmony Grove in the Frederick County League and, while in the service from 1943 to 1945, played basketball and baseball in England. Upon his return from the service, Best helped to organize the Frederick Midget Football League and became the organization’s first president. He also officiated Babe Ruth baseball, jayvee football, and South End Little League baseball games, making founding father of Frederick youth football.