Harvard and Yale faced each other at the turn of the century on Saturday, November 24, 1900 at Yale Field in New Haven.
Yale’s captain, Francis Gordon Brown, sitting on the Yale Fence. For his era, Brown was a large player at six foot, four inches tall and 202 pounds. During this era, most players were five foot 10″ or 11″ and 160-170 pounds.
Yale’s trophy room:
Harvard’s 1900 football team:
Yale’s 1900 football team:
Harvard’s turn of the century captain, Charles Dudley Daly ’01 was 5 feet 9 1/2 inches tall and weighed 151 pounds: