Home Sports Les Grobstein, Chicago’s sports encyclopedia and longtime radio host, dies at age 69

Les Grobstein, Chicago’s sports encyclopedia and longtime radio host, dies at age 69

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“More recently, few stations in the country have live, local overnight shows, so Les’ presence was very important. He was underappreciated. Personally, Les was like everybody’s unique brother or cousin. He had his eccentricities, as do we all, but he was very likable. No one didn’t like Les Grobstein. Heck, he became friends with Lee Elia, and that has lasted for decades.”

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