Billy Butler to introduce his own barbecue sauce by serving it to Kansas City's hungry

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Royals designated hitter Billy Butler will unveil his new barbecue sauce Thursday, serving it first to Kansas City's hungry at a community kitchen he's been helping for five years.

Butler will serve meals Thursday evening at St. James Place Community Kitchen, Operated by Bishop Sullivan Center. 3936 Troost.

He'll also introduce his new "Hit it a Ton" barbecue sauce.

Butler and his wife, Katie have donated more than 300 tons of food in the five years of his "Hit it a Ton" program to help the hungry in Kansas City.

For more information on the program, visit

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