NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published April 3, 1997
U.S. Secretary of State MADELEINE ALBRIGHT threw out the first pitch at Opening Day at Camden Yards before the Royals- Orioles game. Albright, who bounced her throw short of catcher Chris Hoiles: "I think I'll stick to my day job. When you're 5 feet 2 you tend to throw short" (WASHINGTON POST, 4/3)....A highway overpass near Kauffman Stadium will be closed for a half-hour Monday morning as the stretch of road is named the GEORGE BRETT Bridge (WASHINGTON POST, 4/3). ...Bulls coach PHIL JACKSON, on MICHAEL JORDAN's and SCOTTIE PIPPEN's reluctance to go the White House: "They said, 'What do we have to go see the President and first lady for in the White House? We saw them in our locker room. They came to see us. Why should Mohammad go to the mountain when the mountain came to Mohammad?'" (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 4/3).