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Best cure for slump? Kansas City barbecue

They're the "Get Well Soon" card of the major leagues: the slump-busting Kansas City Royals. Story

Updated: May 30, 2008, 3:45 PM ET
By Jonah Keri | Special to Page 2

The term had been used in major league clubhouses for years. But no one dared discuss it in polite society, for fear of being branded too politically incorrect, or just too nasty. No one, that is, until Mark Grace appeared on "The Jim Rome Show" 10 years ago:

"A slump buster is when you have to take one for the team," Grace explained, elaborating on a player hooking up with the ugliest woman he can find.

Whatever unspeakable acts Grace performed during his playing career, ...

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