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Eric Kevin Bruntlett (born March 29, 1978, in Lafayette, Indiana) is a utility player for the Philadelphia Phillies in Major League Baseball. He is known for his defensive versatility; he usually plays second base or shortstop, but has also played left field. Bruntlett has played every position except for catcher and pitcher. On August 23, 2009, he fielded the first game-ending unassisted triple play in National League history.

Bruntlett is a 1996 graduate of Harrison High School in West Lafayette, IN where he was a two-time All-Indiana selection in both baseball and football. He was inducted into the Harrison HS Hall of Fame in 2005.

Bruntlett graduated from Stanford University with a degree in economics. He helped the Cardinal to three appearances in the College World Series, including the title game in 2000. In addition, his teams won at least a share of four Pac-10 titles. Bruntlett was named to the NCAA Regional All-Tournament team twice (1999 & 2000).

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