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Installed in 1987 … Haverstraw H.S., Class of 1952 … premier running back who was a threat to score on every carry … for many years was the yardstick that Haverstraw/North Rockland running backs were measured by … four-year varsity football letterman, three times first-team All-County… Rockland’s Player of the Year his junior and senior years … he led the Rockland PSAL in scoring three straight years, with 54 points in 1949, 60 points in 1950 and 74 points in 1951 … he scored 212 points against PSAL opponents in his four-year varsity career, an unofficial Rockland County record that stood until broken by North Rockland’s Jim Brechbiel in 1972 … Strack scored four touchdowns in one game on three occasions … in baseball, he was a first-team All-Rockland selection three times as an outfielder … he batted .500 his junior year … earned a full scholarship to the University of Rhode Island, but left after freshman year … held a variety of roles in the Haverstraw Little League for some three decades, including coach, umpire, league president and Senior League director.