Friday, September 19, 2014

Yale 1914-37 all-era team

During the week of each home football game, a Yale all-era team will be announced. It’s part of the Yale Bowl 100th anniversary celebration. 

Below is the 1914-37 team, courtesy of Yale athletics…



Clinton Black '17s, G

Hometown: New York, New York

· Captain 1916

· Served in the Navy in World War I

· Consensus First-Team All-American 1916



Albie Booth '32s, HB

Hometown: New Haven, CT

· Scored all of Yale's points as a sophomore in the comeback win (21-13) against Army in 1929

· Nicknamed Yale's Little Boy Blue

· 1931 All-American



Bruce Caldwell '28, HB

Hometown: Ashton, RI

· 1927 All-American

· Signed with the Cleveland Indians after Yale

· Played with the New York (football) Giants in 1928



Clint Frank '38, HB

Hometown: Evanston, IL

· 1937 Heisman Trophy Winner

· 19 carries for 190 yards against Princeton (26-0 win) in 1937

· Two-time All-American

· Team Captain

· Drafted by the Detroit Lions but did not play



Artemus Gates '18, T

Hometown: Clinton, Iowa

· Captain Elect of the 1917 team

· Served in the Navy during World War I in Yale's First Unit



Larry Kelley '37, E

Hometown: Conneaut, Ohio

· 1936 Heisman Trophy Winner

· All-American

· Drafted by the Detroit Lions but did not play



William Mallory '28, FB

Hometown: Memphis, TN

· Captained 1923 team

· All-American in 1923

· Helped Yale go 8-1 in 1921 and 8-0 in 1923

· Since 1954, Yale's top senior male athletic award has been named after him



Century Milstead '26, T

Hometown: Allegheny, PA

· All-American in 1923

· Inducted into the College hall of fame in 1977

· Played for the New York Giants in the late 1920s



Ducky Pond '25, HB

Hometown: Torrington, CT

· 1924 All-American

· Head coach at Yale from 1934-1940

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