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Voted into Hall in 1984 … Pearl River H.S., Class of 1936 … three-sport athlete who received All-County recognition in football, basketball and baseball in both his junior and senior years … as a tackle in football, he helped Pearl River capture the Rockland PSAL championship in 1935 … as the center for the basketball team, he spearheaded the Pirates county championship run in the 1935-36 season … he also was a standout center fielder in baseball … at Princeton University, he was an imposing offensive tackle at 6-foot-4 1/2, 225 pounds … in his senior season, 1939, Tierney captained the Princeton football team, which won seven of eight games, losing only to Ivy League champion Cornell … he garnered All-East honors that season and was invited to play in several postseason all-star games … he also received invitations to try out for two professional football teams, the New York Giants and the Brooklyn Dodgers … he graduated from the Yale School of Law and worked for 33 years in the labor relations field for Texaco Corporation.