Gig was a 2 sport  letterman at UNM in  basketball and baseball (1957-1961). He was the  team’s leading scorer in  1959. He would later  become a graduate  assistant basketball  coach in 1962. In baseball, he was All-Skyline  Conference pitcher 1961  and Skyline Conference   Pitcher of the Year 1961.  He led Lobos in total wins and most  strikeout in 1960 and 1961. He was the  UNM Daily Lobo Newspaper Athlete of  the Year in 1961. In high school, Gig a 3 sport letterman, was all conference in his junior and  senior years, plus all-state in both  basketball & baseball and honorable  All-American in basketball. In 1963, he  helped the Albuquerque Dukes, a  Kansas City Athletics’ double minor  league team, to the first half  championship. He was later have a  career ending injury to his pitching  arm. He was inducted to the UNM  Athletic Hall of Honor in 1999. Brummell  has contributed a tremendous amount  to the community, serving on numerous boards and in service and church  organizations. He is on the Albuquerque Professional Baseball Hall of Fame  Selection Committee. He was Past  President of the UNM Alumni  Letterman Association. He served on  the member selection committess for  AthleticDirector (Krebs), and Head  Basketball Coach (Alford), UNM  President (Frank). He is also on the UNM President Advisory Committee  for Presidents Gordon and Frank. He  is also on the UNM Athletic Council  from 2009 to present.