Dec 30 2013
While there are plenty of crazy superstitions in sports, there are some pretty cool traditions too.
With Wrigley Field tweaking the singing of “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” for this past seasoon—single-handedly ruining one of the great things fans looked forward to the most in sports—we wondered which other traditions are still around that are the best.
So next time you hit a game, keep an eye out for some of these.
8. Playoff Beards
It’s no secret that guys love facial hair more than women do, so when athletes actually have a good reason to grow their fur out besides pure laziness, it should be celebrated.
Starting in the 1980s by the New York Islanders, it got more popular in the mid-90s and has taken on a whole new level since, giving both fans and teammates a chance to build unity and have some fun during an intense playoff run.
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