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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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A MILLION DOLLAR DEAL
Don Carter’s name carried a lot of weight in the bowling world. He had been a champion bowler since the 1950s and was a member of the record-breaking 1958 Budweisers team. It is not difficult to see w ...
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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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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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CARTER’S 300
Don Carter was one of the first bowlers to forge a sustainable career in the sport. At a time when many professional bowlers had full-time jobs in addition to bowling, Don Carter brought in thousands ...
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WORLD RECORD LIGHTER
Members of the Budweisers team parlayed their fame and talent into outside ventures, such as endorsement deals and alley ownership. Budweisers team member and future Hall of Famer Don Carter opened th ...
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