Sport: Brawny, Bright & Blue

On Yale's very first play from scrimmage, Quarterback Tom Singleton faked to Fullback Bob Blanchard plunging up the middle. Then, as Harvard converged to stop Blanchard, Singleton coolly handed off to Halfback Kenny Wolfe. The deception worked perfectly. With Left Tackle Mike Pyle blasting open the hole, Wolfe was away for a 41-yd. touchdown run that touched off an afternoon of glory for his team. Getting stronger as the game went on, brawny Yale overwhelmed Archrival Harvard, 39-6.

Yale's victory produced its first undefeated, untied season since 1923, won the Ivy League championship,...

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