Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/29/14
Baseball has forever been a game filled with superstition and lore. Some teams rely on rally caps or chewing tobacco to continue dominant performances, but the the Kansas City Royals have their own unique rally item — barbecue sauce. The Royals have won five straight games heading into Monday night while rallying around their sweet and sticky talisman, which came courtesy of slugger Billy Butler.  Butler’s barbecue sauce benefits his “Hit-It-A-Ton” charity, and has the Royals dugout in a barbecue sauce-laden craze. It seems the sauce truly has helped the Royals “hit it a ton.” To see the rally sauce in action, check out the video below. Your browser does not support iframes.
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