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Konerko's slam could be his last in Chicago

Paul Konerko's grand slam only increased his already rising value as an offseason free agent.

Originally Published: October 23, 2005
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- Once again Paul Konerko stepped into the batter's box, and once again White Sox fans rocked the stadium with "Paulie! Paulie!" chants, and once again the opposing pitcher fired a fastball within his reach, and once again the first baseman responded by launching another home run toward Lake Michigan.

Only this time, had any fans at U.S. Cellular Field been able to think clearly enough while dancing in the rain and slapping hands and spilling their beers as Konerko circled ...

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