Yale Bulldogs Logo

Yale Bulldogs Logo

The Yale Bulldogs logo has featured a bulldog of some kind since at least 1930. The way it looks has been subject to numerous changes.

Meaning and history

Yale Bulldogs Logo history

On the current emblem, you can see the side view of a highly stylized head of the bulldog. In the background, there is a large slab serif “Y.”

On the previous logo (1972-1997), the dog was depicted in full height. The creature was leaning over the “Y.” You could clearly see the word “Yale” on the chest.

The emblem used in 1960-1971 showcased the bulldog standing on the four paws and facing to the left. On the 1930-1942 logo, there was only the head to be seen.

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