Slán, Bill Gleason

Bill Gleason, a great Chicago sports columnist and a great guy, died on Sunday. It's Chicago's great loss. Here are some fitting tributes:

A Gleason video:


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  • If I'm not mistaken, Bill Gleason wrote the first biography of Mayor Richard J. Daley. It came out a few months before Royko's book.

  • Is it possible to get nostalgic for an era you were never a part of? Thanks for the video Dennis!

  • In reply to FernandoDiaz:

    For me, that would be like going back to the late '30s, when there was only radio. Arrrgh!

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