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ANTHONY CASHES IN
What impressive milestone did bowler Earl Anthony reached with this ball? Learn more about this item.
AN INSIDE LOOK OF BOWLING BALLS
Ever wondered what’s inside a bowling ball? Learn more about the Technika II, the AMF Strikline or the Brunswick Mineralite.
ANTHONY’S 100 GRAND BALL
For Earl Anthony, 1975 was a big year. Anthony was already one of the nation’s best bowlers, but that year he set a record for total winnings when he became the first bowler to pass $100,000 in a seas ...
PEEL A BALL
What would it look like if you peeled a rubber ball? Probably like this. The solid cork core was common for rubber balls, though modern plastic balls typically have multi-piece cores.
WOODEN BALL’S FLAWS
Looking at such a worn-down wooden ball, it should come as no surprise that rubber became the preferred bowling ball during the early 1900s. Rubber was much more durable than wood, and though they had ...
COLUMBIA 300: BALL OF CHAMPIONS
Columbia 300s were elite balls, often reserved for the best bowlers who desired more control over their roll. This ball appears to have custom finger holes.
THE BETTER FOR ROLLING
This ball weighed in at 18 pounds, large by any standards. Upon a closer look you’ll notice the ball lacks finger holes, meaning the owner held it in his palm. Those massive hands must have had quite ...
Rubber balls supplanted wooden ones, but that didn’t mean all bowlers traded in their tried and trues. A wood laminate ball may look sturdy and would likely last for years of rolling. But rubber and p ...
BOWLING BALL OR CUE BALL?
Bowling and billiards have always gone hand-in-hand. Many early bowling manufacturers also produced billiard tables and supplies. Perhaps that connection is what inspired Columbia to design this 300 b ...
DON’T DROP IT
Don’t drop this ball on your foot! The 38-pound ball is made of pure granite. It was produced as a commemorative novelty rather than for function. The engraving honors A.M. Schuessler, a world champio ...