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Iconic Kansas City Sports Broadcaster Bill Grigsby Dies

February 28, 2011

Grigsby was part of the Kansas City sports scene for more than six decades. He dies Saturday from prostate cancer at age 89. Grigsby was the radio voice of the Kansas City Chiefs during their Super Bowl appearances in Super Bowls I and IV. During his long and distinguished Grigsby's broadcasting career Grigsby called the 1957 Final Four of when the University of Kansas lost in triple overtime to North Carolina in Kansas City's Municipal Auditorium.