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5/15/14 7:39 P

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Check out this show from the 1950s. Pretty cool.

youtu.be/wBwjOzTBXiI

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Watch Glenn Allison, the first "900" bowler. American Bowling Congress refused to recognize it saying the lane oiling was not in compliance. Allison is such a classy gentleman and would have made a terrific ambassador had his series been approved. Ironically, he bowled on the same pair on an early shift league and shot about 567, then by chance of schedule was on the same pair for his late shift league. He used a conventional grip that is difficult to hook a ball with. Enjoy!

www.youtube.com/watch?v=efDVcQgHdWM

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(In 1984 in Waukegan, Illinois, I bowled a Pre Tour Qualifier for the PBA's Waukegan Open and was only two pairs from Buzz Fazio. I was in awe. emoticon )

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"Make That Spare"

www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_yVcc_OjN0

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For anyone who has never seen 5-pin bowling. Scores like duck pins with strike, spare, or third shot for total count:

/www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCvkamrlsfs

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3/24/14 3:19 A

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The rise and fall of bowling:

priceonomics.com/the-rise-and-fall-o
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Split conversions: Several of the same split converted with different bowling balls, hook, and angles.

www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player
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Often funny old time bowling video. Watch all of the strange deliveries, coat check-in room, and ball returns. Two Hall of Fame professionals teach four people how to bowl. At about the 23 minute mark is a short feature about duckpin bowling, the way I learned to bowl in Virginia in elementary school.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Crzm6l-VrbU

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Interesting interview with the son of well-known PBA member Guppy Troup.

www.iabowling.com/life-pro-bowler-ch
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If you have never seen pin boys and are on Facebook, check out the picture in the group titled "Where have all the bowling alleys gone." Or see my profile page and connect if we haven't already.

Often, a bowler would roll a second shot before the pin boys were finished and out of the way, sometimes thinking it was funny to do so. But pin boys suffered numerous injuries due to flying pins.

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A worthwhile bowling charity to support our veterans in their rehabilitation efforts, including bowling. emoticon emoticon -- Lou

bowl.com/BVL/

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Wow! He was good! emoticon for sharing.

So sad about all the bowling alleys that have closed. We have had several close in the KC area too.

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That was so interesting! The bowling balls back then were not made like those of today, were they? Are there any bowlers like him now? Just think... 1948 was 7 years before I was born! LOL!

Step into the unknown with confidence! Trust that in the darkness of that first step there will either be something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly!


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10/20/13 12:52 P

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Trick shot artist Andy Varipapa:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=86te7nGLsAA

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Ever wanted bowling lanes in your house?

blog.estately.com/2013/01/8-american
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Another sad trip down closed centers memory lanes:

www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/40-abandoned
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Yes, it does! LOL! That was one lucky man!

Step into the unknown with confidence! Trust that in the darkness of that first step there will either be something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly!


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This puts a new spin on the question about your bowling, "How'd you shoot tonight?"

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Highlights from past PBA Tournament of Champions:

youtu.be/vU7WM84yHkY

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How a bowling ball is made:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAxmdPY3Lo0

Enjoy!

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That was great, Lou! Thanks!

Step into the unknown with confidence! Trust that in the darkness of that first step there will either be something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly!


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I wonder how many times they had to repeat these shots? Enjoy.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHsLf38F-Ew

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For those on Facebook, more bowling tips are offered here:

www.facebook.com/pages/Insider-Bowli
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Yea, I noticed that "instruction" is misspelled but the tips are valid. Enjoy. -- Lou

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Amazing results from amazing people.

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Fork down - activity up!!

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Ten-year-old boy with crippling disease shoots 300:

www.bowl.com/news/newsdetails.aspx?i
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Make me think we should support research into his disease with a donation.

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Woman in Wichita sets all-time high series record for women bowlers:

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Think you'll never bowl a 300 game? Here's a video of one man's first perfect game. What was special about it is that he bowls in a wheelchair!

www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmchJeEKTrM&
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I love the photo Lou!
Also found humor and truth in the commentary. I feel the game has gotten to be too easy. A 300 game really meant something and now it is almost an every night occurrence. I guess I just long for the old days....sigh...

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From the album: Wall Photos by The Sport of Bowling – USBC

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Here's a look at the Standard Bowling Club, which won the first team title in 1901 at what is now the USBC Open Championships! Their winning total? 2,720.

www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1015
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Their team average per individual game = 181.3. Current Open Championships team leader score in Baton Rouge is 3401, an individual average for the 15 games of 226.7! I like the look of the old photograph, their postures and uniforms. -- Lou

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Thanks Lou. Saved it to my favorites.

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Another informative site Lout, thanks for sharing!

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This site offers tips for beginners through highly skilled bowlers as well as links to Bowlers Journal magazine, USBC, PBA, and more:

www.bowlingball.com/BowlVersity/

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Love the sites Lou!
Thank you so much for sharing!

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Do you like reading about bowling's history and learning of past generation bowlers, old bowling centers, tournaments, etc? Here's one fun site to find all that:

bowlinghistory.wordpress.com

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