Harvard 19, Yale 6.
Princeton 27, Yale 2.
Such were the scores of the two games that ended Yale's unsuccessful 1933 football season during which a Yale graduate (26) named Reginald Root coached the team.
One week after the season ended, the New York Herald Tribune carried a story by Sportswriter Stanley Woodward to the effect that Coach Root might be replaced at Yale in 1934. Barflies in Manhattan's Yale Club, it appeared, had suggested as his successor Michigan's young Harry Kipke. The Tribune's story was picked up the same night by the New...