SPONSORED BY TRULY HARD SELTZER SAMUEL ADAMS DEX IMAGING
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WATCH: MAKING FRIENDS AT THE ALLEY
Does this ad from the 1970s remind you of good times with friends? The clothes may be a bit out of date, but the message remains on-trend.
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WATCH: BOWLING WAS GROOVY IN THE ’70s
Bowling has been popular in every decade, including the groovy 1970s. Check out this ad for Gold Pin Fun Centers.
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WATCH: BOWLING AROUND THE WORLD
Bowling forges human connections wherever it’s found, and never more so than in international tournaments. This silent newsreel features rollers from many different countries filing into a Federation ...
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WATCH: ALL-AMERICAN KIDS
Young bowlers showed their stuff in the 1971 NBC All-America Tournament in Washington, D.C. Participants hailed from 32 states and British Columbia, competing for glory and scholarship money. With $21 ...
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WATCH: RICHARD NIXON HAS SOME TRICKS
Check out this silent but very presidential footage of Richard Nixon surveying the bowling alley he had installed in the White House basement shortly after he took office. Everything about the set-up ...
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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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