Sport's Oddest Traditions Explained

Blaine SpenceSenior Writer IJuly 2, 2009

Sport's Oddest Traditions Explained

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Do you ever wonder why fans throw octopi onto the ice at Detroit Red Wings games?

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Do you ever wonder why the winner of the Indianapolis 500 drinks milk in the victory circle?

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Do you ever wonder why the New York Yankees grounds crew performs the “Y.M.C.A.”?

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Do you ever wonder why those big weenies run around the bases at Milwaukee Brewer’s games?

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“Who Let the Dogs Out?” The Baha Men-2000 (sorry, an “All-No Team")

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Do you ever wonder how "The Wave" got started?

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Just Kidding! But you can skip this one if you want to.

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This is a sports tradition to avoid, however. . .

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