To keep workers, companies might have to pay higher salaries.
In 1949 he had an offer to go to Houston at a higher salary.
He said his highest salary had been $110,000 a year and was less now.
With their high salaries, few teams would want many of them in a trade.
Whatever the new post, it is certain to come with a higher salary than his current government pay.
"People seem to be making such high salaries now," he said.
Members of Congress were paid $89,500 last year, with slightly higher salaries for a few leaders.
Also, they are offering me a 6 percent higher salary than my current pay.
"They go to smaller companies that need their particular experience," he said, often at higher salaries.
"I started at a relatively high salary, and it still would not be enough to live in this area."