He loved the people and the sports here.

It's an honor to be inducted because I'll be with all these top-notch people.

This was happening at the same time the Indians were losing six of the last seven games, and my dad said, 'Your job isn't so different from being an Indians fan,' .

He (Ruth) called me over a number of times. I'd guess he bought about a dozen hot dogs from me that day.

We never needed for anything, ... My father was a simple man. That's the way he was, and that's the way he lived. And he never lost his sense of humor.