Morning Minutes, April 8

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

puckish \ PUHK-ish \ adjective; Whimsical; mischievous; impish. —

Website of the Day

Bold Outlaw

This site offers historical and literary information on the legendary stories of England’s best-loved outlaw, Robin Hood, and his band of Merry Men.

Number to Know

715: At Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Hank Aaron hits his 715th career home run to surpass Babe Ruth’s 39-year-old record.

This Day in History

April 8, 1975: Frank Robinson manages the Cleveland Indians and becomes Major League Baseball’s first African-American manager.

Today’s featured Birthday

Barbara Kingsolver, American author and poet, 59

Daily Quote

“It’s nice to come into a town and be referred to as the manager of the Cleveland Indians instead of as the first black manager.” — Frank Robinson