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WATCH: INTRODUCING BUDDY BOMAR AND DON CARTER
When two icons in the bowling world — Buddy Bomar and Don Carter — met in 1956 for a match, Fred Wolf was there to cover it for NBC’s new show Championship Bowling. Watch the crowd react to the men’s ...
WATCH: FIRST ROLLS FOR BOMAR AND CARTER
Check out the first roll of a classic 1956 match pitting Buddy Bomar of the Chicago Falstaffs against Don Carter of the Budweisers from St. Louis. The rollers put on some dramatics right out of the ga ...
WATCH: DON “CHIN ON THE FLOOR” CARTER
Check out the fifth frame of an epic 1956 match between Don Carter and Buddy Bomar. Carter was fresh off his first National Team Match Game title with the Budweisers in January of that year. Could Don ...
WATCH: AND THE WINNER IS…
Buddy Bomar and Don Carter were two of bowling’s greatest icons when they met for a match in late 1956. The men weren’t strangers to one another; Bomar captained the Chicago Falstaff team, which regul ...
WATCH: NBC’S CHAMPIONSHIP BOWLING
Couldn’t get to the Bowling Alley to watch the matches live? Championship Bowling had you covered! The popular program ran on NBC from 1954 into the late 1970s and was initially MCed by Fred Wolf. On ...
WATCH: CARTER WAS A GRACIOUS RUNNER-UP
It was a squeaker! When Don Carter and Buddy Bomar met on Dec. 29, 1956, for a televised match in Chicago, Bomar won by three pins. But Don Carter gave a winning performance as a gracious runner-up — ...
ALLEY AMBIANCE AT HOME
From fashion guides to music boxes, a love of bowling extended into ever corner of life. Learn more about the fashion guide or learn more about the music boxes.
SOUVENIR FIT FOR A KING
What bowling superstars signed this souvenir pin? Learn more about this item.
THE WOMAN’S BOWLING GUIDE
Published in 1959, this bowling guide provided women with technical bowling tips alongside on-trend fashion and makeup tips. Author Sylvia Wene (later Sylvia Martin) was no stranger to the lanes. In M ...
LIKE TO PLAY DUCKPIN
Duckpin bowling did not have the same popularity in the United States as the traditional tenpin game. Instructional guides and books about duckpin would prove useful to newcomers interested in getting ...