June 3
Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day
meta MET-uh adjective; consciously referencing its own subject or features. —Dictionary .com

Website of the Day: Baseball Card Blog
http://baseballcardblog.blogspot.com/2008/12/casey-at-bat.html
“Casey at the Bat,” as told through baseball cards.

Number to Know
3: The number of pitches Mighty Casey saw in his famous at-bat for the Mudville Nine. Casey took two strikes before swinging at the third.

This Day in History
June 3, 1888: The poem “Casey at the Bat” by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, is published in the San Francisco Examiner.

Today’s Featured Birthday
Anderson Cooper, American Journalist, author and television personality, 47.

Daily Quote
“If you feel like an outsider, you tend to observe things a lot more.” — Anderson Cooper