Sport: Box Office

In the process of holding them, Yale football men at New Haven added $1,015,705.31 to the University Athletic Association this past fiscal year. This fortune, considered the most money ever collected by a college box office, paid for every other sport at Yale. The net surplus was $41,541.08.

Liniment, railroad fare, telegrams, spiked shoes, coaches' salaries were so costly that every other sport showed a deficit. Crew cost Yale the most, $65,618; the Gun Club, least expensive, was a $651 luxury. Visiting teams pocketed a third of the huge football monies. The rest...

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