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Category: Bowling

Cleveland Browns Release Epic Bowling-Themed Schedule-Release Video

The bowling shoes alone make this worth watching, but the entire thing is remarkably well done. Don’t miss.

A Very Special Secret Bowling Alley in New Jersey

Old-school bowling alleys have been dropping like flies, but this one still delivers the goods.

What Happens When the Logo Doesn’t Match the Athlete?

The logo for the Pro Bowlers Association, shown at right, depicts a bowler silhouetted in white against a black background. Just as with Jerry Dior’s classic MLB logo, the silhouetted …

Uni Watch Field Trip: Van Nest Lanes in the Bronx

For all photos, click to enlarge For many years I’ve thought that there are no bowling alleys left in NYC with manual, non-electronic scoring, which is why I’ve been doing …

Happy Birthday to You: Connecticut Road Trip Report

Click to enlarge Friday was the Tugboat Captain’s birthday, and she decided that she wanted to check out a bunch of cool-sounding stuff in Connecticut, so off we went. We …

Uni Watch Field Trip: Hy-Way Bowl

For most of the summer, the Tugboat Captain and I had been meaning to check out this bowling center in Union, N.J., called Hy-Way Bowl. After a few false starts, …

Of Ducks and Dogs: Connecticut Road Trip Report

Photo by Mary Bakija; for all of today images, click to enlarge Back on April 4, we had a Ticker entry that read like so: “Alex Shuman recently went duckpin …

All Hands on Deck

I used to watch pro bowling on TV all the time when it was on ABC back in the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s, and I was familiar with all the …

Super Bowl(ing Shirts)

Click to enlarge I love bowling. I also love collecting things. Occasionally these two passions overlap — I have a small collection of bowling instructional LPs, for example. I also …

Uni Watch Book Club: Vanishing Alleys

Reader Scott Little, who co-owns Triangle Bowl in Longview, Washington, sent me a really great Xmas present: a copy of a new book called Vanishing Alleys, by photographer Kevin Hong. …

Watching nine innings / Tossing ten frames / These are my two very favorite games

I love baseball and I love bowling, so I was plenty stoked when reader Bruce Menard found a bunch of photos from a 1963 event called the NBC Major League …

Flock You! (Or better yet, me.)

I’ve written many times about my library of uniform catalogs. But the one shown above, which I just scored on eBay a few days ago, is different. For one thing, …

Bowled Over and Over

On Saturday I hopped in the car with my buddies Shane Arbogast and Friederike Paetzold (yes, they win the award for the couple with the most syllables). We were heading …