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25 years ago... the day watching sports at the stadium died

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by KP, Oct 26, 2006.

  1. KP

    KP Active Member


    He deserves the harshest Starman justice possible.
  2. MU_was_not_so_hard

    MU_was_not_so_hard Active Member

    For those needing some navigational help...

    OAKLAND, Calif. - Krazy George Henderson has spent the last quarter-century trying to persuade everyone that he debuted the "Wave" during an Oakland Athletics' playoff game against the Yankees _ not those Washington football fans who claim the Huskies first performed the now famous cheer.

    Debate aside, the Wave is 25 years old and still going strong.

    "It's been really interesting," Krazy George said in a phone interview from his home in New Rochelle, N.Y. "I see it at the Olympics. There's a video of Fidel Castro doing it. If it had actually originated in New York at a Yankees game, they would have thought it was sent by the gods."
  3. MU_was_not_so_hard

    MU_was_not_so_hard Active Member

    But yes, he deserves scurvy.
  4. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Eat a dick, Krazy George.
  5. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Feel sorry for him. His entire self-esteem is based on his making a phony claim on a bad idea.
  6. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Debate aside, the Wave is 25 years old and still going strong.

    Where exactly is The Wave still going strong?
  7. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

  8. farmerjerome

    farmerjerome Active Member

    Does anyone else think Janie McCauley wanted to change careers after writing that article?
  9. MU_was_not_so_hard

    MU_was_not_so_hard Active Member

    Apparently during the third quarter of a Chiefs game a few weeks back. I about wet myself when I saw it on TV.
  10. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    I was talking about civilized places.
  11. the fop

    the fop Member

    NOt sure when Washington fans say they started it, but I vividly remember that playoff game, Krazy George, the wave and the announcers (I want to say Joe Garagiola) marveling at it. Cameras cut to it a dozen times.

    Krazy George is an ass, of course, but he might have a point.
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