Class Events

This is where we’ll post news of our class events, including lunches, tailgates, mini-reunions and the like. Send us your news!

Tailgates 2021!

photo credit Yale, Dan Ranzetti

Handsome Dan XIX AKA Kingman

Boola boola! The first football game for season 2021 starts this Saturday, September 18, Yale vs Holy Cross – and the tailgating will also start again!

Unfortunately, Lot B, where we always met, does not exist any more due to the building of a new lacrosse/soccer field house, which is quite beautiful.

So now for the new procedure this year. Charlie and Bobbi Griffith will continue to sponsor the tailgates but the tailgate set up will be in Lot F, the Football Association parking lot. Only Football Association members can park there, so you, the loyal tailgate and football attendees, will need to park in Lot D on Central Ave and walk up to Lot F for the pre-game festivities. Luckily, Lot F is very close to the stadium. We’ll be ready to go at 10am as the kick-off for the game is at 12 noon.

Mark your calendars as the following weekend, September 25. We will be playing Cornell and the two October games are scheduled for October 23 and 30. Then we will celebrate “The Game” on November 20!

Sorry for the loss of our beloved Lot B, but let’s look forward to a new year, a new beginning — Go Yale!

Tailgates and The Game Invite

We’ve had great turnouts for home games and great wins too!

Don’t forget that after the Yale Harvard game on November 23 an open invite to class at home of the Athertons, 223 Bradley Street!

Tailgate September 28, 2019 – Yale v Cornell – A win!

Tony DePaul (standing) and Carl Lindskog ‘58

Bob Semple warming up for Yale

L-R: Sue Greenberg, Bobbi Griffith, Eleanor Sabo, Lisa Semple

Gourmet delights at the Yale-Cornell tailgate

And more great candid shots…

Attending the Men’s Lacrosse Ivy Tournament May 7, 2017.

Charlie Griffith, Tony De Paul and Hugo Krantz. Yale won against Brown 10-9 in a squeaker!


Tailgate October 8, 2016 – A win!

Yale-Dartmouth tailgate, oct. 8, 2016

Yale-Dartmouth tailgate, Oct. 8, 2016

Yale-Dartmouth tailgate

Yale-Dartmouth tailgate, Oct. 8, 2016


Yale-Dartmouth tailgate, Oct. 8, 2016

2015 tailgates

Tailgaiting Penn game


Some of the ladies attending the Yale/Dartmouth game, October 10, 2015
R-L: Barbara Hallas, Bobbi Griffith, Eleanor Sabo Ittner, Sue Lyons (friend of the Ittners)

Yale/Dartmouth game, October 10, 2015. Hanover, NH
R-L: Bobbi Griffith, Barbara Hallas, Bob Ittner, Eleanor Sabo Ittner, Gary & Sue Lyons (friends of Ittners)
Halloween tailgate2 Halloween Yale game spread
Halloween at Yale Halloween tailgaters

booThe photos directly above are from the most recent tailgate, in Parking Lot B, on Saturday, October 31.  In keeping with the mood of the day, all who attended were asked to don some type of Halloween attire! Go Yale!

Charlie and Bobbie Griffith host class of 1959 tailgates before the first four home football games in Parking Lot B Special, adjacent to Coxe Cage.

The Harvard-Yale game on November 21 starts at 2:30pm. The alumni tent will not open until 12 noon, so Charlie and Barbara will host a Class of 1959 breakfast tailgate in lot B from 10 am on — a great way to get together with friends and classmates before the main event!

See you at the Bowl!