Harvard-Brown Game: Splendor on the Grass

Field Notes from Harvard-Brown By five o’clock, the Harvard-faithful surged down JFK Street. They came in loosely packed shuttles from the Quad and in tight-knit droves from the river houses, and at the confluence of JFK and Mt. Auburn the channels merged and streamed across the river. When they crested Anderson Bridge, some people wanted cheap sunglasses to block out the still-bright sun and the glaring river, but by the time they reached Cumnock Field they’d decided they didn’t need them. A handful of well-contained tailgates formed alongside the access road to the fields. Here, old men drank Sam Adams …






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