Pete Carril, Princeton’s Hall of Fame basketball coach, passed away on August 15, 2022 at the age of 92. During Carril’s time at Princeton, his team won the National Invitational Tournament in 1975, won 13 Ivy League titles, and earned … Continue reading Remembering Pete Carril
Read the beginning of Chapter 2, "The Rules", from Football's Last Iron Men: 1934, Yale vs. Princeton, and One Stunning Upset by Norman L. Macht:
"In order to appreciate the events and achievements described in this narrative, it is essential to understand the rules of football then in effect. Like baseball, the sport has changed little enough for someone sitting in Palmer Stadium in November 1934 to awaken after a seventy-five-year nap and still understand what was going on in the latest Super Bowl. It has also changed so much that a twenty-first-century fan, whisked back in time to that day in Princeton, would wonder why they did the things they did the way they did them.
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