He sees / appreciates things for what they are
(things aren't "beneath" him)
There's no doubt that Sid was thrilled beyond words to win the Stanley Cup and even happier to host it for the day - for his BIRTHDAY, no less!!!
But the thing that really sticks out in my mind though is how he had no problems washing the prestigious piece of historic hardware -- using the garden hose, regular dish washing liquid and a dish cloth like you and me.
He pretty much summed it up easily with this statement:
"Just something else to do with it; I'm mean I've got it, I might as well enjoy every bit of it; I'll never complain about cleaning the Cup!"