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Keeping record in St. Louis area, Shelter Insurance blasts 1,457 to break USBC 5-man team game record of 1,434

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:00 am
The scoring monitor for the new record 5-man team game of 1,457 by Shelter Insurance at Concord Lanes in St. Louis on Feb. 28, 2020. Photo by Bryan Jones.
I’m not sure what is the most amazing thing about the USBC record 1,457 game Shelter Insurance blasted in the Tri-Challenge League at Concord Bowl in St. Louis on Friday night. That the quintet of Gregg Getzlow, Ron Testa, Tom Grimm, Tom Shucart, and Mark Hood had only one non-strike in the first nine frames — a solid 10-pin by Grimm — and only three overall? That there are no 2-handers or ultra-high-rev players on the team? (Hood, a multiple PBA Regional champion, is the...