"In five years, who's going to be in the Hall in Fame?!"
You, Earl, you gonna be in the Hall of Fame.
“Little did I know 15 years ago, how deeply attached I’d become to this city. I came here in 1968 when urban areas were being demolished by riots and fires ... but, after the turmoil subsided, it didn’t take me long to find out I was in a baseball town."
Here's the obit in the Sun.