Ryan Lavarnway

Tradition, tradition! Harvard-Yale play The Game at Fenway

Yale football captain Kyle Mullen thought he would have one more chance to play in The Game at Harvard Stadium, a last trip to the century-old venue on the nearly 400-year-old campus for the 135th edition of the rivalry.

Instead, the Bulldogs will play Harvard in November at Fenway Park — a ballpark with a bit of history itself.

"I was looking forward to beating Harvard at their home stadium," Mullen said with a smile as he stood in the Fenway stands Tuesday. "But I guess I'll have to settle for this."

The home of the Boston Red Sox — and concerts and other sports events from Irish hurling to big air snowboarding — Fenway will host the Ivy League...