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YALE PLAYS TlGERS
TO FOOTBALL TE
Conttoaed from flrst iwgr.
Sensational End Marks a Bit
ter Struggle on Chalk
MONSTER CROWD LOOKS ON
Prlnceton Eleven Plays Well,
but Victory Is Snatched
in the Last Three
Minutes of Play.
of football conflict without shiverlng
knees or tlngling tocs.
Football crowds aro much the same
year in and year out?alert, tmpres
Blonahle and cnthuslastic?but the par?
tlcular crowd which gat-MTOd here to?
day did not aeem to be qulte so
exuberant and nolsy as usual. Still. it
was a wonderful crowd, and even more
lnipressive, perhaps. ln Its dlfltntegra*
tion than ln ita massed atate. tler upon
tler, around the chalk-marked fleld.
Lven standlng room wns at a frcmiuni.
and hundreds were banked behind the
fence Bt the north end of the Held.
Many had come to Prlnceton without
tickets and had wander-d ahout ln a
valn effort to buy the preclous paste
hoards at hiit prlce. These were glad
enough to stand up even lf they could
get only fleeting gUmpflOfl of the atir
Color there was. of course. One side
Of the fleld was a bank of blue. the
cther of brllllunt orange. The yeli?w
ohryaantbeMun and the vlolet rted
wltb ? ch other as to which oouM
nnike tbe greater show. and most
rverybody seemed to have a di_h ofl
one or the other. There was fltaglng. |
too. and plenty of lt as the rival camps |
hurhd deflanOfl back and forth aCTOM
the field in songs or cheers. Truly a
great football epectacle would be lack
Ing without these toucboa
The Game and What It Meant.
It seems almost as if I had gone far
afield and had wandered away from a j
football fltOTjr of vital Interest to foot
ball men. The striking featurea have (
been told. but there are many details I
wblch cannot be overlooked. In the j
flrat place. I was sadly dlsappolnted ln
the play of the Yale eleven. The team j
lacked finlsh; the attack was uncertuln
gnd at tlmes almost impotent. while
the defence was less compact than ln- ;
dicated ln practlce. In the socond j
place, l was surprlsed at the work of ,
the Prlnceton eleven after s?lng lt ln
action agalnst Harvard. It has im
proved a lot ln these last two weeks, or
elBe Yale ls much weaker than Har?
vard. That questlon will be hard to ,
answer. but my impression ls that the
Tigera prohted by the lessons of that ?
game at Cambrldge and played the i
klnd of football which was Indicated;
agalnst Darlmouth. the klnd of foot?
ball which apells success.
The Blue forwards. of which so much
was expected. and on whom I counted
ro largelv ln my preliminary story of
the game. did not shine at the expense
t.f their llghter opponents In fact. with
the posslble execption of Bomeisler on
one end and Ketcham at centre. the
Tlgerfl more than held their own. Cap?
tain Pendleton played end. as was sug
gested ln The Tribune. and played lt
ln a way to bolster up an otherwlse
weak posltlon, whlle Penfield was any
thing but a weak reed at taekle. and
dld his rart with Phillips ln openlng
holes and ranging about to pull do^n
tbe man runnlng with the ball. Shenk.
too. was a host ln himself, and made
aome tackles that were little short of
Another thing-'Xefty" Flynn may
be aald to have exploded with a bang
that could bc heard almost ln New
Haven. He worked like a Trojan, but
was watched so clos*ly and covered ao
carefully by the Tlgers that his value
as a runnlng back was negllglble. He
klcked a goal from placement, lt is
true, and his puntlng was remarkable,
but on many occasions he outpunted
his ends, and the elusive Baker, with
Hobey as a handle. dlseounted much of
bis work by tearing back with the ball
with sharp. dodging'dashes of from
flve to twenty yards at a tlme.
Earl Waller in Disgrace.
Physlcally. Flynn is a football glant,
but yesterday he seemed to lack true
football sense. He was rather slow in
atartlng. falled to plfk hts openinirs with
tbe necessary preclslon and apparently
could not always keep track of the sli_
nals as the other backs were seen whis
erlng to him from time to tlme. Captain
Bpalding was the best and most useful j
man in the Yale backfleld.
For the second tlme this year Earl Wai- |
ler, the Prlnceton halfback, was ordered
off the fleld and to tho clubhouse in dis?
grace. whlle h1s team was penallzed half
the distame to the goal llne. He was ;
dlaquallfled ln the Dartmouth game for i
unnecessary roughness. He was dlsquall- j
fled ag;:ln yesterday for what looked llke j
an effort to put "Letty" Flynn out of the ,
play. The offlclals can be congratulated j
for their qulck aotion, while Prlnceton ,
men can be commlserated for havlng to
b?ar this odlum twice In one season.
Oettlng back again to the game, let me
?ay that the flghting. keen witted. aggres
elve Tlgers commanded the admlration of ,
all who looked on. As said before. they
outp1ay*d Yale ln many essential features, j
and while they lacKed the scorlng punch
by stralght rushlng and could not keep
their attark golng for moie than one
short man h down the fleld, still they dld
more than Yale ln this respect. and had
rather UM better of tbe play, as the sum
,vai . shows, from end to end.
Hobey Baker was the bright partlcular
atar. Wltb Ms clever drop klcklng, his |
brtll'lant dashes In the open fleld and his .
all-around good wotk. DeWltt was not j
far behind him. He lt was who proved
auch a stone wsll ln Prtncetons secondary
llne of defence. He lt was who punted
conslstently under the handicap of poor
flflflflflflg from Bluethenthal. He It was
who waa the chlef power and most po
tent factor ln the scheme of attack. Pen
dletea aad Bhenk have becu mentioned.
whlle Andrews played much better than
at any tlme this year.
In one of the last plays of the game
Captain Pendleton dlslocated his shoulder,
or, so lt was said, but otherwlse all of the
players of both teams eame out of the
struggle In excellent condltlon. Prlnceton
made only two substltutlons, but Yale
made many, as lf trying to strengthen
some point here or there, or to save one
mon or another for the all-important Har
vard gsme next Saturday. The ofllclals
dld their work well. Bllly Langford wa_>
on the ball every mlnute, and no one ques
tioned his rullngs.
Fumbling Leada to Qoals.
1 umbllng playtd qulte a part ln tho
game, as blunders ln handllng punta were
directly responsible for two of the four
goals. As lt happened, each team proflted
by a costly mlsplay of the other. The
Tigeis iniased one chance for a fleld goal
on recovering the ball on a fuinble, and
Yale mlsscd one chance when much valu?
able gt.mnd was lost to Prlnceton by th.*
dlequeilfleatlM of waiier.
TN Tlgara ran on the fleld flrst and
Wi re H_eted by the usual roar from
their follOWflrfl ln the stands. Yale
was , . ?. ofl tbelr heels, and with the
prellmlnnrles out of the way. the game
soon was under way. Yale scored flrst,
j after ?Hobey'' Haker had falled to take
| advantage of a glarlng fumble to kick a
goal from the fleld for the Tigers. As
! it happetu'd. a blunder by "SteW Daker,
1 who played sn well for Prlnceton at
.jiiarterback, was responsible for the first
punch landed by Yale. Baker fumbled
one of Flynn's punts and Avery fell on
the ball for the Blue on PltflMtflfl- ?
yard line. When an flBMflM on the llne
falled Flynn klcked a goal from plaee
ment, whlle standlng on the 22-yard llne.
The first perlod ended a few moments
later ond at that tlme it may be said the
crowd was still pourlng in. anathemattz
__! the p.nnsylvania Rallroad ln general
and the handllng of the tralns from
Prlnceton Jtinctlon ln partlcular. It took
some penoM three and four hours to
get iroin New York to the fleld.
The flaeond perlod had hardly bflgUfl
when Prlnceton flflMfld up the score. On
the Brat t-xchange of punts Wheeler
fumbled, and Andrews fell on the ball for
PrlaoetM m Tale'fl _-?yard Haa it was
odgad fllgbl or nine yards noarer by llne
plunging, but when the Yale fl___aofl
Btlffeaed "Hobey" Baker dropped back
lo tba 32-yard llne and neatly dropped a
goal "from the fleld.
As the second perlod neared Its end the
Tlgers scored again, tbanks partly to a
POOT punt for a bare elghtecn yards by
Plyna and a qulck Jump through a Mg
hole ln the llne and a sharp dash for
twenty yards by deWitt. The sanrn
player carried the ball ten yards nearer
the Yale goal llne and "Htew" Baker |
flddfld slx. placing It only three yards
away. Then again. the Yale forwards I
fought back in a way to cherk further
advance so that Bak*r dropped back and
this tlme, Btandlng on his 16-yard line.
dropped a goal with the same ease and
precislon that Brlckley showed at Har
vard. Ho the half ended.
The third quaxter found Yal* worklng
hard to overcome the advantage and the
Tigers playing safely to hold their harl
earned lead. TwJce Prlnceton terrltory
was invaded. and Flynn trled and falled
on two goals from placement from de*r>
ln the field. The Tlgers dld so Uttle
rushing that only two yards were galnct.
whlle Yale plcked up some thlrty-flve
yards, although in .catterlng runs and
Goal That Ties the Score.
The fourth quarter brought the sensa
tion.il finish. Again the Tlg?rs were flght?
ing to hold their advantage, and Yale
was worklng desperately to pull the game
out of the flre. As prevlously told, the
eontflfll bad Httle more than three nilnutes
to run when Pumptlly Jumped lnto the
breach and dropped bls goal from the
47-yard llne, which tied up the score. A j
few |.la>s later the end eame, but there'
was no wlld rush to the fleld by the un- I
dergraduates from elther camp to cele
brate. lnst-ad, the Prlnceton men stood I
ln their places with bared heads and
sang their inspiring hymn as a flnal touch
to show their true sportmanshlp and good
Prlnceton gained 142 yards by stralght
rushing from scrimmage formatlon to
IM for Yale. whlle each team made flve
flrst downe. There was Uttle to choose |
in puntlng. but in runnlng back the ball
the Tlgers gained 180 yarda to only 90
PrtaeetOO dld not ubs a single forward
pas?, ln splte of the fact that this play
was re*pon*ible for a touchdown agalnst |
Harvaro. Yale, on the other hand, used '
slx PflflflM. one of which. for a galn of j
twelve yards, carried the team to a |
point from which Pumpelly kicked the!
goal that tled the score Each eleven '
made flve fumbles, and, aa said before, '<
i each suffered to the same degee. Ynle J
! lost more ground through penattles, and j
I In one case a score posslbly was pre
Tbe game was fterce and hard fought,
; but on the whole cleanly played, the
ona exceptlon brlnglng about tne ule
qualiflcatlon of .Waller.
lYALE SOCCER ELEVEN WINS.
1 Prlnceton. N. J., Nov. 16.-The Yale
[soccer football ttam dld better than their
, American rugby fellows here to-day by
defeatlng the Tigers ln their yearly game
bv a bcore of 2 to 1.
The overpowering Interest In the big
game this afternoon cast the soccer elev
ens ln the shade. I
PI.AYER WHO SAVED YALE FROM FOOTBALL DEFEAT.
Pumpelly. who kicked fidd goal lor the Blue in last three tninutes of play.
Pumpelfys Field Goal, or How
Yale Staved Off Football Defeat
Playa in Detail Which Led
Up to Four Goals from
Field at Princeton.
(By Te'.ecraph to jTI.e Trlbune 1
Prlnceton. Nov ll This is the Btorj
play by play of h..w the Yale and Prlnce?
ton football elevens fought thelr way to a
tle acore at 6 to 6 on Osbomo l'l-M here
this afternoon. N-lther teatn was Btrong
enough offrnslvrly to gain murh ground
roneecutlvely by Btralsht rusblng, and
both, as prevloiiH> told, 8*0*00*0' 08
ffoala from the flel 1 to do thelr acorlof
How these pl.tys were ni;ide poSBlbte BI
The Tigers ran out or. the gridlmn flrst,
but were qui.kly f.ill-w.-l by Yale, an-1
both elevens ran tbroOBJb B ttltt (Bf-M
th.nfl and dld aome puntlng to w.irni Op
whlle the captains and oHetall gathere-l
near the <-entrc of the fleld to toss a eolB
for the eboac* of goal Captaln ipaMloa
was the lurky one, and without hes m
tl..n derlded t-. def.-nd the north goal v Itn
a atrong wind behlnl hla team. a ?uid,
by the way. which played an Itnportant
part ln the atruggl., partl.-ulnrly In the
The elevens were greeted wlth a rlot
of cheers aa they took th.-lr ptacea, and
promptly at 2 o'clo. k the garne was on
i'rlnceton made a hlunder right at tli.
Btart whleh gave Yale the aclvnt.UiK< of
both the wind and tbe blcb-Ott Ifl op*B
ing the battle "Hnhcy" Baker twi.e klCfcad
the ball out of DOBO-B, a'.'i BBd*r I ?
ruies it arenl to rale on the BbM'a <n
yard llne for a Mcb-oA Fl>nn BSttt the
plgskin aaiilna f-?r <>?.-.r Prtaeetan'a goal
llne, and the Tigers pOt lt In play on
tb.-ir 20-varcl lln- by srrtmrriii(re.
No time was lost ln teattog the Yale
defence, and when "Stew" Maker sMppeel
through a hole ln the rentre foi flve
yards on a fake klck formatlon the
Prlnceton Bfand blonsomed (OTtb llke a
fleld of orange. After a penalty of flve
yarda had been l.nposed against Yale for
Interference wlth the centre, Avery
mlased I. Baker, who Bqulrmed along for
five yarda, and the same playar add.-d
three more, only to be Btopped by I'hll- :
bln. DeWItt then found a narrow op*n- ,
lng through which he ptunKed for f<?ur
yarda and a flrst down. Waller and H
Baker fought thelr way along for bIx
more ln three de?perate dlves, but the,
Yale defenee stifrened and deWItt punt-d .
to Wherler on Yale's 10-yard mark.
The Blue then experlmented wlth the
mnning attack, but when Flynn falled
|8 gain more than a t-eant yard In two i
trlalB Wheeler fell back on a punt and
Flynn Bent the ball booinlng down the j
fleld to HL Baker. who waa turned over I
ln hls track* by Bomeisler, the dashlng j
Yale end. After two runnlng plays. which ]
were effectlvely stopi-d. d.-Wltt punt-d
hlgh and far and the Tltfers foutici the.n
Belves tn a position to strlkc when Wheeler
fumbled and Bluethenthal fell on the ball
for Prlnceton on Yale's 3o-yard llne.
"Stew" Bakei qulckly launehetl an as
ratilt on the Blue llne aa the undergradu
ateB called frantlcally for a touchdown.
but Waller. deWItt and ngaitt Waller
could only gain eijrht yards and on the
fourth down "Hohey" Baker trled a drop
klck. The psbb waa hlgh. and whlle hls
forwards held well and gave hlm plenty ]
of time tbe klck was short and to OtM
Elde. Thiie Yale's flrHt danger was 8088) 1
Two mlnutes later the tlde of buttl- .
Story of Yale-Princeion
Football Game in a Nutshell
,-Flnrt Half-y ,-Serond Half--->
Yale. Prlnceton. Yal*. Prlareton.
?Oflflfli gulned br r_*h_ng. .1 W ?* ?
llrst down* br rushlBg. I :'
Number of panto. !? tl ? "
..verage dUtiBce-f pusts. -_ 3* M
Kunnin, b?(lc punt*, ln ymrd*. -? -- ? ,05
Forward p_?**? attempted. ? - 8
(,rui.ud lost -r forward flfl?. - ? ? '
(.rouncl galaod br forward pa*ae*. e fl lt '
Forward r__**? Ineatnplet-d. ? - *
Hall lost br forward p_-__. - ? 0 ?
r-aaitle* . a 1 ?
r.ronnd loot br penaltloa. -- -? so ?
.'umblea . s 3
Ball lo*t by fumble*. - l ? J
(iroend lo.t by fombles. IM 40 o 20
Fumble* roc-vered . 1 - - I
8<orr?Val*. fl: PHaeeton, a OobIs from fleld for Prlnrrton?"Hobey" Baker (2).
Oaals from Held for Yale?Fl.nn (1), Pumprltr (1).
uirned. I-lynn ptinted out from hls ?>
> hi .1 llne. the ball salHng far down Into
eton territory Wben the raantna
. | fnll.-d. deWItt also punted. ani
\\!,--U-r g*th*r*d ln tl.e ball 8B hls 8WB
r* m ? a ch a- i ila ol t*r*nty rarde]
For Tale *> tbe aacbaaga. Caatala Spald*
big managed to altee and crowd bla t\ t]
througti tbe Prlne*toa line for *l***a
iBd u Brat doarn in three trtes. bat
Whe?l?r uddanly ablfted tba atUek and
i ?: a pUBl i o tbe dlsmay of UM
Oraage and Biaca raana and io tb* wim
bhouu ol fole ui-'-, "?te*r" Baker funv
I a ery, who wa.s down tho ti> id
Uki a ttash, fell oa lb< baii and gova
la 8rsl i baace te land a
.-. from tbe UVyard luw II a 'i
Bl slding and FlJ on to
ra in. Tlger defeace ". ev?n
on inn re* l-n *'i thal thi I
droj.ped baeh te tbe -- >*'<! '"?'?rk and,
?rtth ran i." i ."!., ^"i ""? ball wiiiri
Ing .n.-r UM bur and B*tWe*B the
i fron plae*m*nt in aerlmoa?ge
\\ !..ei. r t- oh tb* i aaa rrooi
Ketrham and pl*e*d it with great uc
'I i... fiiht Q?BI t.-r . l.did n 1110
w.:t?, tl..- ball 18 Yale s poas*a
?|Ofl on the I ? * ird 1 t:e
It did not take long for tbe Ttgera to
BOOnta and the Joy of the un
???? knea aa bonnda as ihe *<-oi*
\\..? t|. .! lesa tboa - mlnute after UM
aeooad iinn.r opened J'1*1 *? Yale ?
i aaa Baade peaelbli by a fanable, ?-o
M wlth the Tix.-r* Flynn punted on
th- tlrst play, and BoWttt, with th.- BTlnd
behind hha, AM -baarbM; and, io! the
!,, -,,. i..i-ii .iKaln was I*; a position to
'I i - ptmt -val "f ihe bOUBjOl-g
klnil. V.'l e.-|, r i?li.i.dered. and Andrewa.
who I.ad h**8 ranglim about In rar. stvle,
i-M .n tbe ball for Prlaestaa ob Tal**a
<i iine. it araa a iaageroua air.a
ti n f'-r Ihe r.iu.. and o II provad i'? -
WM ii Bab*r and I Baker trlad in
turn te find an openl-f throogb arhleh
ti.. % could pfcn_ttfe ti.eir way a f-w yarda
o**r*i ti" eevated *o.ii Um, They man
iikr-.l M Bqulrni .md flRht thelr way almig
for short gains, but on the fourth down
"Ilobcy" Baker drOPPOf back to the W
yard line and drop l.l< ked B prettv g"al
Ba jj.ii.l. monlum broke 18888 i* the
B Bfl "a* tled.
l-'or tba BODtl few mlnutea the battle
was waifed n?ar mldfleld. but It was not
I....K before Buker, the BAine "Hohey,"
OBtBBbt 8B4 of Flynn'a laBBJ P"tts *nd
iiolk-.-d Ma ??v ba.-k thirty yards Me
allpped when ainiost cb-ar, bat tbe daab?
iiur r n made ll uooalMo to tranafer ihe
righi to ^ '? terrltoi t Tw* oi thr** ex?
changea ol pontfl fouowad and tlnally a
poor fffort by Flynn pav-rl UM way fur
the Ttgera to take the lead. la puntlng
OUl from hla own '.''i-yuril llne UM ball
travelled bereljr elphte.-n yards an.i w.-nt
out Of bounds on Valf'B 38-yurd liiie.
"Squab" Uea.| was sulstltuted for l*?-n
dlelon and correii for Whe*ier at tbla
point, but on th.- tlrst llne-up MlCOk
O] , i-1 a l.UKe h04* ln Oie Blll"' defence
through which deWItt Jumoed for a dssh
injt run of tarenty yards. Th.= brlllUnt
fulUiack continued the assault. flrst for
. igiit varda through ihe rigi.t side ol tba
Yale llne and then for three more and a
Hrai down only ninc rarda away rron the
Blue goal llne. ?< m the next pinv "Stew"
i:ak>-. sllpped through a narrow openlng
f.,r ?dy vards. but there the Yai.i forwardu
made a stand that eh*< k*d tbe deaparate
:-.- ii-it There was a aray open, however,
and this way wan "Hohey'* Baker, who,
Btandlng on the is-v,ird llne, drore the
ball true to the mark for hls B8C0?d drop
klck for a goal that made the acoro r<ad
l'rlnceton 6, Yale .1.
'I i'.- hOlf ended thr.-c mlnutes later, but
not before Waller, Hie l'rlnceton balfback,
i.ad been ^llaquaJtfled for th..- a*cowd time
tbla vcar end oidefd off tbe Beld In dls
grace for unnec*ssary rourbneHs. whlle
hls tesnI was p. DOllB*d half the illstance
to the goal llne. Flynn was the vl.-tlm of
th" Tlirer back, but he was not serlously
Thla put Yale wlthln aoorlng dlatance,
but a penarty of Afteaa yards for holding
proved coatly, and l'umpelly, who had
li-cn BUbaUtUted for Flynn, falled In un
effort to drop a goal from the 37-yard
llne aa the o4ruMU* blew.
The aecond half began wlth Flynn,
Whecler and Peudlcton back ln thelr |
plBCea. end the flrBt named klcked off
to deWItt, who ran back thirty yarda
untlP he waa brought down by Spaldlng
on rilnccton'B lu-yard llne. Adoptlng a
pnraiy dafeaialaa san**, daWHt bnaaa*
riiately punted for PrlaoatOB, the ball go?
lng out of bounds on Yale's 2o-yard llne.
Hi'.il.MtiK and Flynn bucked the llne on a
OOtJpt* of playa, but gulned only four
yarda The h.-avy Yaie fullback then
iropped l.acvk for a punt, "Hobey" Baker
chI. blng the ball and beii.K downed by
Avetyon I'rlr.ceton'B 36-yard llne. DeWItt
made a eouple of yards through the right
Blde of Yale's llne, and then punted to
Wheeler. the latter belng dropped by
I^iKan on Ynle'a _6-yard llne. Once more
Spaldlng and Flynn attacked the Tlger*B
llne, but without avall, and another punt
followed, "Hobey** Baker fumbltng the
ball on Brlnceton's 37-yard llne, bo that
Avcry recovered the plgBkin for the Blue.
Tigers Play a Dashing Game,
but Are Forced to Ac?
cept a Tie Score.
i llynn made a sllght galn before Bpald
' ing plunged through Ihe Urange nnd
' Black bfl taekle for elght yard*, and
' ? I..fty" made it a flrst down with a
i three-yard galn through the llne. The
big fullha.-k IflBted I'tin.eton's left end,
' but was thrown for a loss by the flghting
: deWltt. It waa a ticklish situation for
; PrfMetOn. T?o fOrward passes were at
loapled !?>? -Ola t,ut eeflb ???"? tneoaa
] pleted, and ? goal from placement fell
DflWltt thereupon punted out of dan
'ger. g.tting off a beautiful klck. which
IWOBt out of bounds on Yale's 40-yard line.
[OaCfl ap-ln Flynn was thrown for a loflfl
In trying to encirele Prtncetoti's left end,
Andrews maklng the taekle. Warren flM-dfl
a sllght galn through the Une, and the
order was given to klck. Flynn bootlng
the plgskln to "Hobey" Baker on I'rlnc
tons B-jmrd Bna DeWltl prompUy re?
turned tho compltment, Wh.fl.r runnlng
th* hall back algbt >nrd- before belng
downed on Tale'a B-yarl Une. At this
point Oabaaar went la f"r beery at fale
kft and. In a fratith- effort to start a
march down the fltl.l. Phlibui. Flynn and
Spaldlng mado a first down on threo
plays. but the I'rlr.ceton defflMfl soon stf
fened. and held so well on Yale's 4-i-yatd
liti-i tliat Flynn poat-d. M_-_WM I'ak-r,
on a short tun. carried tbfl ball OVt of
benada and deWltt htehod to phiibin
>>n ..Inoetoa- _>yard une
Spaldlng flMdfl ? -O-Ptfl flf >ards through
UM Una tnit the galn was not laprei
Blva -nd M.uk.l flrenl lu f"r riillt'in in
Um h..|.- al Maengtbanlni Um attack.
Flynn tN-n mad.- a flaflpflratfl altOMPl at
a fleld (coal. bttl tt.e ball fell short. Ketch
am taterfered with W_e_h_nth__- !_??<.
.-..> that Yule waa penaU-_d hve yards, and
deWltt s klck carried the plgskln tfl '
BlflVfl _-yard Une, where Wheekr was
brought down hard by PmdMflfl- Spald
Ing was Mtopped by ShenK, and a Ufteen
rbrd Mnaltyfor holding put the bellon
VaVs lS-vard Una Fiynn lmmediatel>
Mnaed dang-r and klcked to Hggf
Haker on Prlnceton'a 37-yard line. DeWltt
proroptly sent the ball hurtltng back as
the whlstle blew to end the perlod.
PflMflOttf went back in the game for
Markel to share In Val-s lasl stand aa
,the fourth period opened The N'-w
1 Haven eleven fltarted with the ball on Ita
i 26-yard llne and Flynn lost M UflM ln
puntlng to Baker. who ran the ball Im. k
I flfteen yards before he was brought down
jon Yale's 46-yard Une. DeWltt trlod to
I buck the Yale llne M a couple of plays
' without success, so he dropped back for
la punt, Wheeler belng downed twei.ty
bovm yardfl treea Um _____ gaal BpaM*
| Ing's plunge netted a yard before I lynn
j booted the plgakln to "Htew" Haker on
! the Tiger*s 40-yard lli. A brlsk puntlng
I duel between Flynn and deWttt follow.d,
with "H.ibey" Baker rilstlngulsh'ng htm
| self by runnlng back the ball for dlstances
i of from ten to flfteen yards at a tlme.
Neither team seemed to be able to do
much otfenslvely, however, and the Yale
I men were pretty glum, with almost cer
I taln defeat starlng thern In the face. Shel
don was euhstltuted for Bomeisler and
entered th* fray with r rush, whtle th<
team awok* to the fact that lt was do or
Spaldlng plunged through the Orange
nnd Hlack llne for flfteen yards, but
BOlthflT Flynn nor Pumpelly could dupll
cate this, so the Yale fullbucks got off
! a fine klck to "Hobey" Haker, who was
downed on Prlnceton'a 22 yard llne. The
Yale coaches then sent Loftiis in to relleve
Wheeler at quarterback, and the new man
Obflflgfld the system of attack with a
serles of forward passes. With the ball
on Yale's 48-yard llne a pass from Spald?
lng to Sheldon netted twelve yards. Two
more were attempted, but, as a last de
spalrtng clutch to stavo off defeat Mflfc
H.tk'T was *ent ln for Flynn, and the
s'.gnul eame for a drop klck.
lt looked llke a hopeless case as Pumpelly
dropped back to the 4.~-yaid Une to make
i the attempt The Yale men rose Mllently.
ln their seats and stood breathlesH whlle
the ball hurtled hlgh in the alr. swooped
toward th?> goal posts and dropped over
for the three potntfl which tled the score,
and then broke out ln a mlghty roar.
There were only a few more nilnutes to
play. DeWltt klcked off from I'rlnce?
ton's #)-yard llne to Rlchard Haker. who
made a britllant run of 40 yards to Yale's
44-yard Une. Two more forward pa*. ??
were attempted. but hoth were inooin
pltted am' ispaldlng kicked to Hobey"
Haker on lYlnceton's 30-yurd Une. Pen
dleton was hurt In the scrimmage and
Dunlap took his nlace. "Stew" Haker lost
a couple of yards and the whlstle blew,
with the ball In Prlnceton'a possvsslon on
Its own 2S-yard llne.
Sol Metzger Says the Tigers
Showed a Vast Wealth of
YALE LINE DISAPPOINTING
Shenk the Best Forward on
the Field?"Stew" Baker
Proves Himself Real
By Sol Metzger.
[By Talefltapb to The Trlbune]
Prlnceton, N. J.. Nov. U5.-Prlnceton
need not feel the OOttal disappolntment
incident to a tlo football game beeause of
the 6-t> result ln tbfl conUst with Yalo
here this afternoon, for the Tlger team
played as it has not played ln two reara
and hy dlnt of a great Btroggta and the
display of a won.i.i i-il itKhting splrit lt
ovename the handicap of bulk and
?trength which taoed it and outplayed
this big kii eleven ln ererj potal of feet
v>a'l. lt ls a .listi'.. t crodlt to Prlnceton
to baVfl a team play as this Orai:g.: and
Black team did to-day. and I, for one,
am glad to give pral?e to those boys, for
wbon. i lud Uttle hope arbea the game
M to Yale. I believe the Blue has a
hard an.l dl?_ult problem to solve before
another week has passed, as lt looks as
though this KII eleven does not pohscss
tbfl ablllty to grt togetber and come by
leaps and bOflnda the last two weeks of
tii*- aoaeoh, aa haa beefl tha habit at New
Haven ln former years. The foi m shown
>y Vale to-day was another dlstluct dis
appe-fltflMfll to me, aa it was in no way
an improvement over that exhibited
agalnst Brown one week ago. ln some
ways it _. a dlgresslon.
Prlnceton outplayed Yale beeause it had
the better line. Although uslng vlrtually
th? same stralght arm charge as the New
1 Haven ni"n had been taught. these
I smaller and llghter Ttger forwards had
i a drive and cairy through to their charg
\ ing whb-h BOttted matters so far as Yale's
gaintng consl^tently from scrimmage was
000 nmed nearly ln tho llrst half. Too
much eredlt cannot be given to the Tlger
i guatds and tackles, and to Shenk, espe
! ci.illy, for he was by all odds the best
. Ilaemaa upon tbfl flOld, not even except
i Ing thal eterllng forward Ketcham, who
I n_I M pioimnent ln open held work and
ln followlng the ball.
Princetod- 8uperior Attack.
[ The Tigers had a far better attack than
! Yale. and they launched lt with a snap
! and dash which were enlirely laeklng in
j the plays used by the Blue. For the
most part, Yale's attack dragged. and
I when Flynn was solved, the one man
wlio has made pflflflIblfl several other vlc
I tortflfl for the Eli team this fail, there
was Uttle hop? for a Yale victory. In
1 fact. it BOOB tMflflflM a quebtion of whether
'. the Blue could tle the score, a question
Wblch Yale was sore put to solve until
Pumpeily eame to the rescue with a drop ,
klck near the close. which was aa tln<- ao
effort aa one MM ln ten years of play.
Prlnceton had the better of the klcklng
game Flynn, who punted for Yale, drove
Ufl punts too far down the fleld, and did |
; not give them the necessary eievatlon to
p.-iniit his. wllllng ends to cover them. j
Mor.- helght would have been welcomed .
by Born. Isler. Avery. Gnllauer and Shel- ;
, don. Aa It was, Prlnceton had plenty of j
tlme to handle Flynn's punts, and by rea
OM af excellent protectlon given the
cat.-h*r by deWitt. Trenkman and Waller,
who ran tiie Yale ends off to one slde,
"Hobey" Haker made some thrllllng re?
turns of about flfteen yards each. DOtflbty
ln the second half.
DeWltt. who punted for Prlnceton, did
BOflfla lerii.rkable work. boc.iuae the pass
Ing of Bluethenthal, the Tiger centie, was
Ofl poor ns any thing I hnve ever MM. \
llow deWitt got off some ot the splendld ,
pania he did und.T Boeb trying condlUonfl
ll a question I cannot answer. lt proved j
' him a cool. steady player, one who should .
not be blanied for some poor work ln this |
d-pertmaat against. Barvaid at c.m
bri tge two neeba ago. which cost Priaee*
I ton so dearly. Ai.d Prlnceton got ita en
j tlr? team down under deWitt's punts, per
I mlttlng no one to get away for a run.
| In the matter of generalship Prlnceton I
' Ml down upon the flrst play of the game. '
i when "Hobey" Baker sent two khk-offs
. out of bounds, thereby glving Yale the
: klck-off wltb the wlnd. I cannot think
! Prlnceton pretnedltated such a play, for !t ,
| was llke presenting Yale with from twen- ;
: ty to thlrty yards at the ou_et. When j
| !t eame to dlreettng the team "Stew"
Baker had all the be-t of tbfl argument. |
hiiI he got ever.' flfl-MO "f strength out of
Ml men. His Judgment in the selectlon
Of plays was nio.-t ex. ellent, especlally
upaa the flrst one followlng Prlncetens ,
ihst down cn Talo. a-yard llne.
Prlnceton had found Yale's centre and
rlght slde of the lino good for gains, nnd
Baker eame near gettlng away with a !
touchdown and the game wh.n he sent a
[ shlft toward Yale's left slde and then I
j used his own squlrm through the line |
upon Bluethenthal and Shenk through
Yale's weaker right slde for slx yards.
It eame near spelllng dl.iaster for Yale,
and lt was the cleverest work of the day.
1 was anxlous to see what this youngster |
flfflOjd dfl under the conditions con- I
frontlng him Iminedlat.-ly followlng this
galn, when thfl Tfltfl iine braced.
Baker had two paths open?one to drive '
the play toward Yale's rlght. which had ,
proven so vulnernble. In the hopes of a'
totn hdown, and the other toward Yale's '
left, where Yale was stronRest. knowlng
that lf tbe touchdown falled he could j
more surely depend upon his teammate, j
"Hobey" Baker, to make the drop klck.
"Stew" Baker declded upon the latter
course, though there is a question ln my
mlnd If the other was not to be preterred,
beeause of the fact that Prlneeton had
Yale golng before Its fast attack and
Shenk had the ablllty to handle any ob
Ject In Blue faclng him. To have sent
the play here could have but made Baker.
try for a goal a more dtfhcult one at the l
worst. beeause of the angle, yet lt mlght j
have given the touchdown.
Let me say rlght now, so there will be
no mlsunderstandlng, that this httle
"Btew" Baker Is the best quarter I have
?-???ii this year He ls an aggresslve
youngster, har.dles his team with a power
that ls la. klng ln other quarters, and he j
had the abllity to squlrm through the
centre of the llne for gatns, even when
IhMfl big Yale forwards had their arms j
upon him. He ls a wonderful player, and j
I'lin.-eton owes a lot to him.
Shenk Best Forward on the Fleld.
In the matter of Indlvldual play, ex
ceptlng the flne play of Pumpeily at the
close and some splendld open work by
Bomelsler and Ketcham, I must give ea
pedal credlt to a group of stout hearted
Princetonlans who muHt needs rank hlgh
ln this season'a football. Flrst snd for*.
most, >t me say a word as to Shenk,
the Tlger left guard. Although the llght
cst forward on the fleld, barrln? th*
ends. Shenk was the best. It was Shenlc
who made poaslble those dasfcing galna
of deWItt'and S. #Baker that led to H.
Baker's second goal; lt was Shenk who
threw Yale runnera behind the llne of
scrimmage whether they were sent at
him or outslde of elther tackle, and it waa
Shenk who caught "Lefty" Flynn cloa*
to the sldc llnes when Flynn succeeded
for the only time ln getting by Andrewa
and was startlng on one of hls spectacti
lar runs. Shenk was a host ln hlmaelf.
Consldering that he was matched agalnit
men llke Pendleton and Reud, whom Yale
men believe are sterllng guards, one muat
say that Shcik is a player of the typ*
of Joe Duff, of John De Wift BOd som?
of those llne old Princeton forwards of
tho good old days.
Next to Shenk the Tlger who dld moet
for hls team was deWItt. I want to
Bay that hi? work ln puntlng to-day waa
a pltasunt surprlse. DeWItt punted aa
he never dld before ln this game, and
his llne plunglng was of that same hlgh
standard as hls kieklng, and his yeomaa
work ln backlng up the line of scrimmage.
DeWItt is a man wiiom they will sing
of In the days to come, when they aigh
to lnspire other Orange and Black teama
aa this one waa Insplred to play agalnat
Yale. And there were "Htew" and "Hobey"
Baker. The former I have already corn
mented upon, the latter pro -d that
Prlnceton made no mistake when lt
switched Captaln P-ndleton to end to
make room for Baker at half. Baker not
only made Prlnceton's two goals, bjt be
broke away for some splendtd open fleld
da8he8 when catching punts Upon a firm
er turf Baker would llkely bive Teated
real havoc, as he sllpped several tirnea
when rotindlrrg Yale's apprcaching tack
lers. One of hls runs ln the last quar
ter for flftcen yards was truly rerr.arka
ble. aa Baker dodged four Yale forwarda
who were actually wlthin arm'a length
of hlm before breaking away for his run.
lt was a rather sorry exhlbltlon of Yale'a
To Phlllira and Penfield there ls credlt
a-plenty. They were batter taoblM than
the two heavy men in blue. and tb*y cov
ered more ground upon defen e. Beeldea,
they had a far mor" difficult task, be?
cause they had to defend a wld-r position
by reason of Prlnceton's system than
Warren and Talbot. Phillips was faclng
Bomeisler. and he took good care of thla
heavv Yale end. who was unable to box
hlm. though he went to all the trouble of
golng out from his tackle to acconvllah
this. Pendleton at end was bett-r than
Pendleton at half. lt was a wise move
on the part of Prlnceton, aa the Tieer
-aptaln covered ground on hkfc*. .md hla
tackllng was deadly. He showed the In
experlence of playing this place by let
tir?g the Yale runr.er get outslde of hlrn
upon beveral ocoastonB. but his team
motoa cobm down ra droves and c ratal
any backs VbB aadaiiOBfll him Biraahl
of thi? tendanry.
Ix>gan was tlie b.-st at thla work Th?
Princeton rlght guard ?*???"X
IM ln the play down the neld.whtr.he
made as many tOOklea a. his BBg
Bluethenthul was not present b< re De*
cauas oi Ketcbam'a ayatem ofanUUBj.
h'm ?o lt fell upon l?ogan. and 1^**
d'e" vered the gonds upon every OCCaajoa
Bluethenthal was the one Tlger rtoWl
a dlsappolntment to-day. Hls good work
conslateo ln h's outohau-Klnn .^-VJ^,?
when ?h* attack 'as almed at this v-oint.
otherwlsa Bluethenthal waaoul
and at hla ?or*t ** J&?** ?' ?
i.tghtmare, prevMittnf ??_?! Baker
havlng a good opportunlty to rcore he
lii st goal be trted for. because the hlgn
pass forced the Princetorlan to jurnp.
He lost hls sense of directlon so that
whlle he liad time, due to the protectlon
of hls line. his trlal was not so sure M
otherwlse. Judgtng by Baker I later ptf
There 1b not a great deal to be aald
about the Yale team ln so far as Indl
vldual work !s concerned. It tfl a disap
polntmer.t to me a* a te;im. 0888888 there
has bet-n the materlal to produc- one ef
the best ln Yale history, yet this one is
not of averaare Yale strength. Th-te BBBB
hav* be?n an overconfidence upon UM pctt
of the team. though I cannot think -o. he
cause of the splrit of auprrme COa-MaBM
one found among the Yale undergrari
uatea. There was arnpl* room for Im?
provement ln the play over that sbo-r.
agalnat Brown. but It was not as ?ood to
day as agalnat Brown.
There were several lndleatlons Bf the
power of the team ln the secor.d half.
when the llne opened up tremendous hol?e
for the slow backs in those fe*
pluys that were sent around tbe l nd *nd
from which the runner turned sharplf
inslde of tackle. These plays were llke
those that defeated Princeton ln lWfc
when Metcalf carried the ball, bat ther*
was no Met.alf pres. nt to-day.
Flynn'a Faulta Offa?t Good Punta
Flynn broke to-day because Ma Canltt
hls very bad faults?overcam- Ul t8*J
good points of runnlng ln th-- open and
puntlng. Why he ts not a 8*-8B*d playaT
1* a problem no outsider can BOtr* The
Yale coaches are not free from a*8_i
here, as Flynn has shown abOOtately n0
Improvement since the start ol the sea
Boii, and the more ls the pit>.
There Is good Indlvidual work In 888*
Hpaldltig passea well and flahea Ma bblB
ln a nerieet way. Pumpelley ls a >;erling
back and Philbin a tower of atrenitb *8
defence. The line was outplayed to-day.
und Harvard has a far Bupt-rk'r oM *l
thla wrlting. for it** line was away ahead
of Prlnceton's, and the Tigers . laaaeO
Yale's to-day. The Yale team 18 **'
tremely weuk in fUBdainenrtal play There
ls no tnterterence and the tackllng *
aood and bad. not anythirlg llke tliat of
tb. Harvard and Prlnceton tearns. Oo*
carnot flnd a gradual lmpiover.ieni b
the play over that exhtblted at Weat
To Wla the Harvard game Yale has ?
oram three weeks of football wlt-la
the next one. It strtkes me that Yal?
has been too fortunate ln materlal tn'?
season. and a team could not be plcked
ln time to obtain cohewion and te*n*
work. The flght for position has be*?
so keen that fundamental play rirst ???
team play second have llkely suffer*4
The result was Yale's tle wlth PrlncetoB
t>day, a moat credltable performance
for the Tigers ln every way. a tle ttnged
Prlnceton's style of end defence P*__|
adequato for the Yale elev.-n, and that
ls enough for one year. Yet I cannot
agree wlth tho coaches' theory that
prompt* thla avstem: lt la too riaW
agalnat an eleven of the old time Yale
dash. Likewise. Princeton came near to
grlef by uslng but one man back to
catch punts lt was necessary to use th?
two Bakers for this work tn the second
half. and one felt more confldence ln the
ablllty of the TlgerB to hold thelr l*8?
ua a result. The Prlnceton tesm certahw
haa come forward wlth rapld strldes, an*
I do love to see an eleven surprlse ??
wlth such good play. Oood work. Prtac*