"We are mindful of the demands of the Academy schedule and with home games already scheduled for two other three-day weekends this fall, we deemed it appropriate to make this change." Army is also slated for home games versus Eastern Michigan on Oct. The remainder of the home schedule includes match-ups with Stanford on Sept. Army opened its 2008 season at Michie Stadium versus Temple on Aug. Season and group tickets are on sale now for all five of the 2013 home games.
In addition, the first 5,800 accounts to renew their tickets online will receiver four passes to one of several exclusive experiences at West Point.
Fans can choose from locker room tours, a tour of the West Point Mess Hall, pre-game chalk talks, and other behind-the-scenes events.
Headstones etched with names like Custer and Westmoreland stand near plots with freshly turned earth. Military Academy and its graduates are taking steps to make more room with new niches for cremated remains and an eventual expansion of the burial grounds.
And after almost two centuries, the 12-acre cemetery is close to full. The work will update a resting place for more than 8,000 people that is the most hallowed ground at the nation's the most venerable military academy.
The last time the Yankees headed up the Hudson to play Army was April 19, 1976, but prior to that it was a more regular affair with the two teams playing each other 21 times since 1927.