“We lost him yesterday,” Glenn said. John Glenn tossed out the ceremonial first pitch before the Cleveland Indians played the New York Yankees on Sunday. Speaking to reporters before the game, Glenn, 91, recounted flying alongside Ted Williams in the Korean War when Williams was Glenn’s wing man. "I told Neil at the time, 'By nature I'm not a jealous man, but in your case I'll make an exception.' " said Glenn, who went on to become a U.S. Senator in his native Ohio. “Out of that he flew some of the most advanced aircraft that the world had ever built, some of the highest flying and fastest, several-thousand-mile-per-hour test aircraft that he did a lot of work on.