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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: 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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REGULATING THE PINS
Bowling’s governing bodies regulate the size and shape of all bowling pins used in official competition. Before the Meister Brau Beer league hit the lanes in this 1940s competition, these particular r ...
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WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS
The Showboat Hotel, Casino & Lanes had a lot to offer. It first opened in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1954, and a bowling center opened in 1959, proving a huge draw for amateur bowlers and professionals ali ...
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BOMAR’S BILLFOLD
Famed bowler Buddy Bomar gave sportswriters a lot to report on during his outstanding career, so it seems only fair that the San Francisco Bowling Writers would give him something in return, namely th ...
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