Kansas City Chiefs icon Norma Hunt honored with jersey patch in 2023
The Kansas City Chiefs will honor the late Norma Hunt with a commemorative jersey patch at some point of the 2023-24 season in line with workforce proprietor (and Norma’s son) Clark Hunt.
Norma, who was a minority proprietor in the Chiefs, handed away in June of this yr on the age of 85.
Gamers will put on the patch honoring Norma on the suitable facet of the entrance of their jerseys this yr. It is going to be part of the opposite patch each Chiefs jersey has featured on the left facet because the 2007 season, one which honors Lamar and the workforce’s AFL roots.
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Who was Norma Hunt?
Some name Norma “The First Woman of Soccer.” She was the spouse of Lamar Hunt, founding father of the Chiefs and the person for whom the AFC Championship Trophy is called. Previous to her passing, she was additionally the one lady who had attended each Tremendous Bowl since its first iteration in 1967. That 57-year streak included the Chiefs’ most up-to-date championship victory this previous February.
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“It’s going to be actually emotional,” Clark mentioned on ESPN’s Good Morning Soccer on Thursday morning. “To have each of [my parents] represented on the Chiefs jersey, I believe it’s a good way to honor and acknowledge my mother…and the way a lot they loved attending soccer video games all through their life, and significantly cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs.”
The brand new patch is formed like a white soccer with Norma’s initials, NKH, in crimson block lettering inside.
What time is the Chiefs sport?
The Chiefs tackle the Lions on Thursday Evening Soccer at 8:20 p.m. ET.
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