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Gary Mage on his decades as a PBA Regional manager, the key mistake PBA made in its glory days, his close friendship with Earl Anthony, and more

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Monday, December 28, 2020 7:00 am
Any competent author seeking to write a history of the PBA Tour would make Gary Mage one of their first calls. Mage first competed in the 1960s, bowled nearly full-time during the glory years of the 1970s, winning the 1972 Seattle Open for his lone title. But Mage was not just a one-hit wonder: with better performances on TV he could have a far more notable record as a player. The 74-year-old native of Tacoma, Washington might rank as the third-best left-hander to come out of the Northwest...