Dusty Baker Invented The High Five by DA Gambler | Apr 3, 2021 | 5TH SLOT Did you know that current Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker invented the high five in the 1970s and it became a worldwide phenomenon? 2 Comments Tony on April 1, 2021 at 1:57 pm Love It!!!! Get an App! Reply L.C. Johnson on April 1, 2021 at 5:48 pm With all due respect I was always under the impression that Glenn Burke was the originator of the High Five! He gave it to Dusty Baker, who admitted that he wasn’t quite sure how to react to it. Reply Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.