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
tirade TY-raid; tih-RAID noun; A long angry speech; a violent denunciation; a prolonged outburst full of censure or abuse. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day: Major League Baseball
Official website of Major League Baseball, with news, videos and lots of sortable statistics.
Number to Know
714: The number of home runs Babe Ruth hit in his career. A 2007 book by Bill Jenkinson posited the slugger would have hit 104 in 1921 under modern rules of baseball in modern ballparks.
This Day in History
July 6, 1933: The first Major League Baseball All-Star Game is played in Chicago’s Comiskey Park. The American League defeated the National League 4–2 on the strength of Babe Ruth’s two-run home run.
Today’s Featured Birthday
50 Cent (born Curtis James Jackson III), American rapper, actor and entrepreneur, 39.
“Because hip-hop has no requirements, you deal with people that have the least intelligence on the planet. Some of the people that compare themselves to me, compare themselves to me because they rap and I rap. They can’t even read the contracts that they sign to be a rapper.” — 50 Cent
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