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Jason Belmonte a slam dunk for 2019 PBA Player of the Year, but Sean Rash, Bill O’Neill, Anthony Simonsen all had POY-quality seasons

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 6:00 pm
Jason Belmonte exults after winning the 2019 PBA World Championship back in March. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
Jason Belmonte’s stellar 2019 makes him a slam dunk choice for Chris Schenkel PBA Player of the Year, which would be the fifth of his legendary career if he tops the voting of PBA players and “a select group of veteran PBA observers.” But it shouldn’t obscure the POY-quality seasons of Jakob Butturff, Sean Rash, Bill O’Neill and Anthony Simonsen. The winners of the 2019 POY, Harry Golden PBA Rookie of the Year, Steve Nagy Sportsmanship Award (selected by PBA...