One week after the 1963 Army-Navy game, Midshipman Tom Lynch received an unexpected package inside was a Lady Liberty silver dollar and a letter from Cyrus Vance, secretary of Cheap Nike Shoes  the Army at the time.Still reeling from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy three weeks earlier and still riding the emotion of a thrilling 21-15 victory against archrival Army, the Navy team captain realized he was holding a piece of history. The letter read:9 December 1963Dear Midshipman Lynch,I am forwarding the coin which the late President Kennedy would have used and would have presented to you had he made the toss of the coin at the Army-Navy football game this year. Please accept this memento of a memorable football game.With best wishes,Sincerely,Cyrus R. VanceSecretary of the Army"I really couldn't believe that the Secretary of the Army had taken the time to send me that coin.

It really was very thoughtful of him," Lynch said.Kennedy was assassinated eight days before he was scheduled to participate in the ceremonial coin toss prior to the 1963 Army-Navy game at Municipal Stadium in Philadelphia.Lynch had the letter and coin, which was mistakenly dated 1923, framed and displayed; it's been the prized possession in every home in which he lived for the next half century. He returned it to the Naval Academy the night of the premiere of "Marching On," a CBS Sports documentary that recounted the events surrounding the 1963 Army-Navy game."I had the coin in my possession for 50 years and that was long enough," Lynch said. "That's a piece of Army-Navy game history and I just felt it would be meaningful to give that coin back to the Naval Academy so it could be displayed publicly from now on."Another Army-Navy coin tied to President Kennedy is in Army coach Rich Ellerson's family.After Navy won the toss in the 1962 game, Kennedy pulled another coin out of his pocket and handed it to John Ellerson, the coach's brother and Army's captain."That was very gracious of him," John Ellerson said. "That's unusual. It just shows you that he really understood what the other guy who didn't win the toss was going through. He took the extra step to be nice."Times Herald-Record reporter Sal Interdonato and Capital Gazzette reporter Bill Wagner contributed to this feature.
Its time for the Dolphins not to be shutout 24-0 in Nike Outlet Shop the second half like they were on Oct. 27 after taking a 17-3 halftime lead at New England. And that goes for both the offense, defense and special teams. These were Miamis second-half possessions: missed field goal, fumble, punt, punt, interception, blocked field goal and interception. Talk about a colossal choke.