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The 11th Frame: All-time greats Chris Barnes, Tommy Jones retiring from Team USA together

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, December 28, 2018 3:00 pm

Tommy Jones, left, and Chris Barnes, right, after one of their gold medal-winning performances for Team USA> Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
There are few players in bowling history with resumes as accomplished and diverse as Chris Barnes and Tommy Jones. Barnes has 19 PBA Tour titles and Jones 18. Both have won Eagles at the USBC Open Championships. And both have earned many medals in their long careers with Team USA — 16 years for Barnes and 11 for Jones, who also spent a year on Junior Team USA, which I believe didn’t exist when Barnes was a youth bowler. The highlights of their Team USA careers together are three...

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