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October 7, 2011

Who invented the high five?


It was a wild, triumphant moment and a good omen as the Dodgers headed to the playoffs.
Burke, waiting on deck, thrust his hand enthusiastically over his head to greet his friend at the plate. Baker, not knowing what to do, smacked it. "His hand was up in the air, and he was arching way back," says Baker, now 62 and managing the Reds. "So I reached up and hit his hand. It seemed like the thing to do." - ESPN

Posted by Vanderleun at October 7, 2011 9:20 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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