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The 11th Frame: Gianmarc Manzione’s 'Pin Action' a page-turning look at a great era and a living legend

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Monday, November 3, 2014 6:00 am

When Gianmarc Manzione first told me he was working on a book about bowling’s famed action era, I envisioned something pretty much like what Pin Action turned out to be: a page-turner filled with stories that make you shake your head in wonder. What I didn’t expect is the wonderful bonus of what amounts to a biography of Ernie Schlegel, one of bowling’s living legends. The book’s subtitle says it all: “Small-time gangsters, high-stakes gambling, and the teenage...

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