broom sweeping

broom sweeping
Where did the broom tradition originate?

When a sports team is on a sweep, fans will wave little brooms in the stands. Where did that start and when?

The broom tradition originated in the early days of baseball when fans would bring brooms of every size to the stadium when their team was on the verge of “sweeping” their opponent out of either a playoff game or the world series.

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