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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 — ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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PICK YOUR PINS
To the untrained eye, bowling equipment may all seem the same. But just as proprietors choose distinctive alley accessories such as seating and flooring, they also decide what bowling equipment to use ...
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TOURNAMENT IN SUNSHINE STATE
Welcome to the Sunshine State! The 39th Women’s International Bowling Congress met in Miami, Florida, in 1956. Interest in the tournament was so high in Erie, Pennsylvania, that ten teams pooled their ...
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CARTER AND HENNESSEY: TIME TO WIN
In addition to playing in five-man tournaments as part of the Budweisers, Don Carter and Tom Hennessey also played in pairs tournaments across the country. This American Bowling Congress award watch c ...
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ST. LOUIS ALL STARS
The Budweisers team had a banner year during the 1955–1956 season. From the season-high score at the Masters League match to the St. Louis All Stars tournament, the squad was unstoppable!
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ONE PIN FROM PERFECT
The Budweisers team took home the championship trophy at the 1955–1956 St. Louis All Stars tournament, a victory earned in no small part with the help of Ray Bluth. Bluth took home the individual high ...
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