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  • 03:01 Popular Me Bowling, Circa 1978

    Me Bowling, Circa 1978

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    Another video clip of me bowling, this time with three other guys (they're edited out of the video though). It was a little pot game we had going one afternoon at Forum Bowling Lanes, Grand Prairie, TX, former home of the Pro Bowlers Tour's Quaker State O

  • 04:39 Popular Pro Bowlers Tour - 1978 Quaker State Open highlights

    Pro Bowlers Tour - 1978 Quaker State Open highlights

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    Highlights of the final match between Mark Roth and Marshall Holman. Comes down to the final shot.

  • 09:57 Popular Pro Bowlers Tour - 1978 Showboat Open highlights

    Pro Bowlers Tour - 1978 Showboat Open highlights

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    Historical because it's the first tournament the PBA ever bowled on synthetic lanes. I didn't keep the final match, opting instead to keep WFAA-TV (Dallas) recap of the tournament from their evening newscast. Play by play by Chris Schenkel, with Nelson Bu

  • 04:02 Popular Pro Bowlers Tour - 1980 Long Island Open highlights - Part 1 of 2

    Pro Bowlers Tour - 1980 Long Island Open highlights - Part 1 of 2

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    First of two parts. This match was too good to edit out any of it. This might be my all-time favorite "classic match" from this awesome era of pro bowling, featuring the two premiere players of the era, Mark Roth and Earl Anthony. This was also a "home ga

  • 09:42 Popular Pro Bowlers Tour - 1980 Long Island Open highlights - Part 2 of 2

    Pro Bowlers Tour - 1980 Long Island Open highlights - Part 2 of 2

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    Part two of two. Roth and Anthony exchange strikes right down to the 10th frame. This is classic match play, with the two premiere bowlers of this era, both of them in dead stroke.Bowlers are wearing a black patch on their shirts in remembrance of bowling

  • 00:18 Popular Pro Bowlers Tour - Lee Taylor's "Bucket Crumbler"

    Pro Bowlers Tour - Lee Taylor's "Bucket Crumbler"

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    The luckiest strike I've ever seen in my life. Rolled by top seed Lee Taylor in his title match against Mark Roth at the 1978 Lite Classic. This strike didn't help Taylor, as Mark Roth overpowered him 212-192 to win the match and the title. Gable House, T

  • 07:22 Popular Pro Bowlers Tour - 1980 PBA Natl Championship highlights

    Pro Bowlers Tour - 1980 PBA Natl Championship highlights

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    Top seed Johnny Petraglia faces Gary Dickinson, who won the first three matches to advance to the championship match. Petraglia seeks to become the first bowler in over ten years to win bowling's "Triple Crown." Two of the great players of this era. Somet

  • 05:38 Popular Pro Bowlers Tour - 1980 True Value Open highlights

    Pro Bowlers Tour - 1980 True Value Open highlights

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    Here we see highlights from Match 2 and Match 3 of the stepladder finals. Palmer Fallgren had advanced to the 2nd match by beating George Pappas, 256-175 in Match 1. Here we see the dramatic ending to Match 2. This is one of those really unusual occurranc

  • 08:34 Popular Pro Bowlers Tour - 1980 Fair Lanes Open highlights

    Pro Bowlers Tour - 1980 Fair Lanes Open highlights

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    Final frames of the final match of this event, between #1 seed Nelson Burton, Jr. and #3 seed Matt Surina, who defeated Teata Semiz and Mike Aulby to reach the championship match.As Burton explains in the opening, the bowling center served as both a tenpi

  • 01:35 Popular Pro Bowlers Tour - 1977 Quaker State (short snippet)

    Pro Bowlers Tour - 1977 Quaker State (short snippet)

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    This is just a very short clip from the '77 Quaker State Open, where Henry Gonzalez won all four matches to capture his first career Pro Bowlers Tour title. Really, I only put this up because I'm in it...with great seats...and a bushy 'stache and huge Afr

  • 00:31 Popular Lite Beer from Miller commercial (with Don Carter)

    Lite Beer from Miller commercial (with Don Carter)

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    As I recall, there were two Lite Beer commercials with Don Carter. This is the first one, a satiric play on a previous Lite Beer spot with a pro football player who celebrated Lite Beer's "easy opening cans" by ripping the can in half. Not sure when this

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