The BBQ classic that birthed an industry. Learn how a simple bit of beef stayed on the grind to become an iconic American classic.

WHAT'S THE DEAL: HAMBURGER HISTORY Hamburger History CRACKED.CO COM As we enter the heat (no pun intended) of barbecue season, many grill-goers, tipsy off 2 and a half white claws, might wonder just where the sandwiched beef patty they're holding came from.

WHAT'S THE DEAL: HAMBURGER HISTORY The O.B. (Original Burger) CRACKED.CON First off, let's lay down some ground (beef) rules: we're looking for something directly traceable to the modern burg, not the first person to slap some beef around.

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