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Elected in 1991 … 1951 Pearl River H.S. graduate … the “go-to” player for the Pirate football teams in 1949 and ‘50 … the fireplug halfback led Rockland in scoring his junior year with 69 points on 11 touchdowns and three conversions … was third-leading scorer in the county his senior year… Brundage was first-team All-County in 1949 and ‘50, and second team in 1948 … thrived in Coach Ira Shuttleworth’s Single Wing offense … produced 11th-hour heroics on several occasions to help lift Pearl River to victory… teamed with Jerry Bonomolo for dynamic one-two punch … also was a fine track sprinter who clocked 10.3 seconds for the 100-yard dash … a key player on Pirates’ 1950 Rockland PSAL championship squad … Brundage later devoted a great deal of time to the Pearl River Alumni football team, which he coached for many years, and the Pearl River Midget football program, which he coached for 11 years.