Found August 26, 2012 on Fox Sports Ohio:
CLEVELAND (AP) -- John Glenn tossed out the ceremonial first pitch before the Cleveland Indians played the New York Yankees on Sunday. He wore an Indians jersey with the No. 50, to celebrate the golden anniversary of his historic space flight on Feb. 20, 1962, when he became the first American to orbit the Earth. "It seems like it was two or three weeks ago," the 91-year-old Glenn said before delivering an underhanded toss from the mound to Indians coach Sandy Alomar Jr. Prior to his throw, Glenn asked the crowd for a moment of silence to honor Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, who died Saturday at age 82. "Neil was a true patriot and American hero," said Glenn, his wife Annie at his side. He went on to detail Armstrong's numerous accomplishments, which included flying combat missions in Korea and becoming a record-setting test pilot before joining the space program. Glenn said he swelled with pride when Armstrong landed on the moon on ...
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