So the world series will be between 2 cities named for Generals. Besides being generals, both were heads of state. Washington was President of the US. Houston was President of the Republic of Texas.
Washington was sworn into office for his second term on March 4, 1793. Sam Houston was born on March 2, 1793.
Washington was known, among other things, for throwing a dollar coin across the Rappahannock river. As a kid, I went to that place with my family and there is a plaque there which commemorates that event. The river is quite wide, and it seemed to me that there was no way a human could throw anything across the river at that location. I asked my brother what he thought. He said, "Well, it's like Dad says..... A dollar doesn't go as far these days as it used to go."