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The 11th Frame: Now ‘Mr. Clutch,’ Chris Barnes strikes again to win PBA Tour title — Viper Championship is No. 16

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, December 8, 2013 10:00 pm

Chris Barnes rolled a clutch strike in the 10th frame to win the PBA Viper Championship for his 16th PBA Tour title. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
If you've been paying attention, by now you should have realized that Chris Barnes’ TV turnaround is one of the most remarkable stories in PBA history. Ever since famed coach and retired PBA Tour champion Mark Baker spotted a physical flaw that was cropping up in key situations on TV for Barnes, the man many consider the best all-around player in bowling has been exactly that in clutch situations. In the title match of the Lucas Oil PBA Milwaukee Open in June, Barnes rolled great...

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