2017 Army – Navy Game Viewing in Atlanta @ Sports & Social

It is that time of year for Navy Midshipman to resume its dominating winning streak versus the Black Knights of Army in the Army - Navy football game...America's Game. On Saturday, December 9, 2017, the U.S. Naval Academy and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point will meet on the gridiron for the 118th time.

The Navy football team will wear Under Armour Blue Angels uniforms for the 2017 Army-Navy Game.

Navy football team will wear Under Armour Blue Angels uniforms for the 2017 Army-Navy Game.

Calling Atlanta area Naval Academy Alumni, Parents, Family Members and Friends to view the Army - Navy football game at Sports & Social at the Battery at SunTrust Park on Saturday, December 9, 2017. Kickoff is 1500 (3:00pm). Sports & Social is located at 825 Battery Ave SE Suite 640, Atlanta, Georgia.  Telephone  (770) 675-9138. Restaurant's entrance is located across from the Right Field Gate entrance of SunTrust Park stadium.

Parking -- Four (4) hour free parking in the Red Parking deck is available; restaurant will validate parking with purchase of food and beverages over four (4) hours.

Here are a few Army - Navy facts you may not know.

1. Army and Navy have faced off a total of 117 times. To date, Navy has 60 wins, Army has 50. There have been seven ties.

2. Cadets and midshipmen played the first Army-Navy football game Nov. 29, 1890 on "The Plain" at West Point. Navy defeated Army team, 24-0.

3. Although today we know the game as an annual tradition (and it has been such since 1930), there have been 10 times when the Army-Navy game was not played.

  • It's said that the longest interruption, which lasted from 1894 to 1898, came about after an argument between an Army general and a Navy admiral almost resulted in a duel following the 1893 game.
  • The game also wasn't played in 1909. That year, Army canceled its remaining games after Cadet Eugene Byrne died from an injury sustained in an October game against Harvard.
  • Twice during World War I, in 1917 and 1918, games were canceled on orders from the War Department. And in 1928 and 1929, the academies could not reconcile player eligibility standards.

4. On Nov. 27, 1926, the game was held in Chicago for the formal dedication of Soldier Field in honor of the American servicemen who had fought in World War I.

5. The tradition of mules as mascots for Army dates back to 1899, when a quartermaster officer decided the team needed a mascot to counter the Navy goat and chose a white mule used to pull an ice wagon.

6. A 1973 episode of "M*A*S*H" referenced a fictional Army-Navy game that ended 42-36 Navy. To this day, no Army-Navy game has ended with that score. The radio announcer in the episode says the game is the 53rd Army-Navy game. That game was played in 1952; Navy won, 7-0.

7. The Rose Bowl is the only site west of the Mississippi River to host the Army-Navy game -- it did so in 1983.

8. Only six Army-Navy games have been held on the campus of either academy. Two of those games were during World War II, one in 1942 and the other in 1943.

9. New York's Polo Grounds holds the record for the most games hosted outside of Philadelphia, although the last game played there was in the 1920s.

10. Following each game, players sing both teams' alma maters. The winning team joins the losing team and sings facing the losing team's students. Then the losing team joins the victors on their side of the field and sings the winner's alma mater to its students. This act is a show of mutual respect and solidarity.

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No Atlanta Chapter Luncheon – Friday, November 17, 2017

Please join Navy and Notre Dame alumni, parents and family members watch the Navy vs Notre Dame football game at Sports & Social, located at 825 Battery Ave SE Suite 640, Atlanta, Georgia.  Telephone  (770) 675-9138

  • Date: Saturday, Nov. 18
    Time: 3:30 p.m.

See the below post for additional information.

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Navy vs Notre Dame Football Game Watch

Navy football fans...looking for a venue to watch Saturday's Navy - Notre Dame football game.  Look no further and join Navy and Notre Dame alumni, parents and family members watch the game at Sports & Social, located at 825 Battery Ave SE Suite 640, Atlanta, Georgia.  Telephone  (770) 675-9138

  • Date: Saturday, Nov. 18
    Time: 3:30 p.m.

Sports & Social is a one-of-a-kind sports bar, gaming parlor and social lounge at Live! at the Battery Atlanta, next to SunTrust Park.  It has become the home for Atlanta area Fighting Irish fans to gather and watch Notre Dame football.

Notre Dame and Navy will meet for the 91st straight time Saturday in the longest continuous inter-sectional rivalry college football has to offer. Notre Dame currently holds a 74-13-1 lead over the Midshipmen, but Navy prevailed last season in Jacksonville, 28-27, running out the final 7:28 after taking the lead for good with 16-play drive that ate up 9:00 minutes.

Teams have met every season since 1927.

 

Sports & Social Live at the Battery Atlanta 

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Cancelled -Atlanta Chapter Luncheon – Friday, October 20, 2017

Regretfully, we must cancel the October Atlanta Chapter Luncheon scheduled on Friday, October 20, 2017.

 

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Navy Football is Back!

2017 Navy Midshipmen Football Schedule

Record: 1-0, 0-0 (AAC)

Date Opponent Time/TV Result
Friday

Sep. 1

Owls at Florida Atlantic Owls 

FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, FL

8:00pm ET

ESPNU

Won 42-19
Saturday

Sep. 9

Green Wave Tulane Green Wave

Navy-Marine Corps Mem. Stadium

3:30pm ET

CBSSN

Saturday

Sep. 23

Bearcats Cincinnati Bearcats 

Navy-Marine Corps Mem. Stadium

3:30pm ET

CBSSN

Saturday

Sep. 30

Hurricanes at Tulsa Golden Hurricane

H.A. Chapman Stadium, Tulsa, OK

Time TBA

TV TBA

Saturday

Oct. 7

Falcons Air Force Falcons 

Navy-Marine Corps Mem. Stadium

3:30pm ET

CBSSN

Saturday

Oct. 14

Tigers at Memphis Tigers

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN

Time TBA

TV TBA

Saturday

Oct. 21

Knights UCF Knights (HC)

Navy-Marine Corps Mem. Stadium

3:30pm ET

CBSSN

Thursday

Nov. 2

Owls at Temple Owls 

Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA

8:00pm ET

ESPN

Saturday

Nov. 11

Mustangs SMU Mustangs

Navy-Marine Corps Mem. Stadium

3:30pm ET

CBSSN

Saturday

Nov. 18

Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Fighting Irish 

Notre Dame Stadium, Notre Dame, IN

3:30pm ET

NBC

Friday

Nov. 24

Cougars at Houston Cougars

TDECU Stadium, Houston, TX

Time TBA

ESPN network

Saturday

Dec. 2

AAC The American Championship

Hosted by East or West Division winner.

Noon ET

TV TBA

Saturday

Dec. 9

Black Knights Army Black Knights

Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA

3:00pm ET

CBS

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Birdies for the Brave – TOUR Championship 2017

BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE ® IS PROUD TO SUPPORT COMPLIMENTARY AND DISCOUNTED MILITARY TICKETING THROUGHOUT THE PGA TOUR SEASON.

TOUR Championship 2017TOUR Championship

  • September 20th - September 24th, 2017
  • East Lake GC • Atlanta, GA

Verify Your Military Service Then Claim Your Tickets!

Birdies for the Brave - Tour Championship

Birdies for the Brave is a national military outreach initiative dedicated to honoring and showing appreciation to the courageous men and women of the United States Armed Forces and their families.

OUR STORY

Birdies for the Brave was originally created in 2004 by PGA TOUR player, Phil Mickelson, and his wife, Amy, to support combat-wounded veterans. The PGA TOUR subsequently adopted the program, and expanded it to include a wide variety of military outreach and appreciation activities during PGA TOUR events, as well as a series of fundraising events conducted at the PGA TOUR’s Tournament Players Clubs (TPCs) and partner courses across the nation – an effort that has raised more than $18 million for non-profit military homefront groups that are supported by PGA TOUR players, which provide direct support to military members, veterans, and their families ranging from financial aid, rehabilitation services, counseling and housing to educational scholarships and career development.

Verify Your Military Service Then Claim Your Tickets!

Birdies for the Brave - Tour Championship

Choose the option below that best represents your service, then claim your tickets for the TOUR Championship (September 20 - September 24, 2017).

  • Active Duty, Military Reserve, and National Guard Service Members - Along with dependents, receive complimentary tickets for each day of the TOUR Championship, Wednesday - Sunday.

  • Military Retirees:  Along with dependents, receive complimentary tickets for each day of the TOUR Championship, Wednesday - Sunday.

  • Military Veterans: Along with one guest are eligible to receive discounted tickets ($15 practice rounds, $25 tournament rounds) for each day of the TOUR Championship, Wednesday - Sunday.

All Active Duty, Reserve, Military Retirees and dependents, as well as non-retired Military Veterans, are welcome to visit the Birdies Image may contain: outdoorfor the Brave Patriots' Outpost, Thursday - Sunday.

(Must show Department of Defense issued ID or Photo ID along with ticket voucher at tournament.)

Note: A $1 verification fee per Military Service Member does apply.

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A Season with Navy Football

Season-long behind-the-scenes coverage into the lives of the football players and coaches of the United States Naval Academy. The third installment of the all-access documentary series premieres Sept. 5 at 10PM ET/PT. New episodes on Tuesdays.

A Season with Navy Football

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2021 Plebe Stats

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Class of 2021 Plebe Stats:

 327 women (27%), 888 men; 16,299 applied, 1,215 accepted; 15 international students; 55 sons and 16 daughters of alumni (6%); 202 from NAPS, 47 from U.S. Naval Academy Foundation Athletic and Scholarship Program and 83 who have come from other higher-ed institutions; former enlisted: 50 Navy, 10 Marine Corps, 1 Army.

 

 

 

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