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PACIFIC COAST DEAF BOWLING
The Pacific Coast Deaf Bowling Association (PCDBA) was founded in 1939 and the Pacific Coast Deaf Women’s Bowling Association (PCDWBA) in 1947. The groups offer membership to deaf bowlers from western ...
Bowling fans used pins for all sorts of creative projects, including for dolls, complete with clothing, hair and arms. Though the precise history of these pins is unknown, it is possible they are affi ...
Just because the bowlers were young doesn’t mean the scores weren’t high! Like adult bowlers, talented youth bowlers pursue the elusive perfect game. This 300 game ring, made by the Youth American Bow ...
Japanese delegates to the 1st Far East Bowling Tournament, held in 1982, likely wore shirts like these as they hit the alleys. The colors coordinate with the Japanese flag.
ROLLING INTO A NEW CENTURY
A fitting gift for a hundred-year-old bowler. Learn more about this item.
ROLLING INTO THE ’88 OLYMPICS
The tiger mascot of the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul, South Korea, got in on the bowling trend, as the sport appeared on the Olympic stage for the first time that year. The International Olympic Committ ...
THE DEAF BOWLER
The National Deaf Bowling Association began operating by at least 1970. The organization served as the governing body for deaf bowlers in the United States, scheduling tournaments and disseminating in ...
THE FIRST OLYMPIC DEMONSTRATION
Bowling took the Olympic stage as a demonstration sport during the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul, South Korea. Demonstration sports, sometimes called exhibition sports, promote the individual sport and d ...
THE SUPER-BOWL OF BOWLING
Arcades weren’t just for video games in the 1980s — kids could go bowling, too. Super-Bowl allowed players to enjoy realistic bowling away from the lanes, featuring a ball return, computerized scoring ...
THERE’S ONLY ONE VARIPAPA
After Andy Varipapa passed away in 1984, a friend of the family and amateur artist painted this portrait. Because he used a Brunswick Advisory Staff photograph as a guide, the oil painting depicts Var ...