• The University of Washington in the early 80's.
  • Krazy George an Oakland Athletics fan invented the wave. First performed October 15th, 1981 during an American League Playoff game between the A's and Yankees.
  • This is a highly disputed topic. Some claim that it started in an NHL game in 1980. Others claim what Aintthatapip states...that it was started in Oakland. While others claim that it was during a U of Washington football game (as SomeGuy points out) during the same time (both October 1981). So, we may never really know for sure.
  • I always thought it started back in Detroit during the 1970s when Fidrych had that great year with the Tigers.

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