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Handsome Dan

In History, Sports, Uncategorized, Yale on May 11, 2009 at 9:18 am

Which Handsome Dan was truly a standout?

  1. Handsome Dan X
  2. Handsome Dan XII
  3. Handsome Dan I
  4. Handsome Dan XVI



Breaking Ground

In Architecture, History, Sports, Uncategorized, Yale on May 8, 2009 at 10:16 am


What were they building in 1913?





  1. The polo pony barns
  2. The tunnels for the Yale Bowl
  3. Barracks for ROTC
  4. Chemical weapons testing sheds



In Sports, Yale on February 6, 2009 at 2:59 pm

Tony Lavelli ’49 was the Boston Celtics’ first pick in the 1949 NBA draft.  He agreed to sign up on one condition.  What was it? 

  1. He could perform on his accordion at half-time
  2. His wife could accompany him on the road
  3. He could get a free car
  4. His parents could have prime seats to Celtics games during their lifetime