The annual Army vs. Navy game is one of the nation's oldest football rivalries, dating back to 1890. The football teams from the US Military and US Naval Academies honor all those who came before them.
In explaining his decision to bench Alex Rodriguez, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said the slugger has struggled against right-handed pitchers in this series. The Orioles' starting pitcher, Jason Hammel, is right-handed.
Fascinating baseball firsts and notable statistics can easily be missed in the playing of more than 2,000 big-league games each year. Here are the most intriguing developments that possibly escaped your notice.