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Archive for Tuesday, April 24, 1990

CHIEFS TO PLAY FOR LINDLEY

April 24, 1990

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— Members of the Kansas City Chiefs football team will play in a charity basketball game for former Raytown South basketball star Chris Lindley on May 7.

One of Lindley's feet was amputated after a train accident in January. He had signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Kansas.

Proceeds from the event at Raytown South High School will be used to purchase a high-tech artificial foot, which costs from $5,000 to $7,000. The foot would enable Lindley to walk and run and possibly play basketball again.

Money from the fund-raiser also will be used to defray Lindley's hospital costs, which total about $100,000.

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