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The 11th Frame: Top seed E.J. Tackett is 'Great Right Hope' with 4 lefties in PBA World Championship stepladder finals

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2015 11:55 pm

E.J. Tackett is the top seed and only right-hander for the TV finals of the Rolltech PBA World Championship. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
How does a right-hander earn the top seed in a tournament otherwise dominated by lefties? When E.J. Tackett is the righty, the logical conclusion is that his incredible power — he is widely regarded as the most powerful traditional bowler in the world with a rev rate rivaling 2-handers like Jason Belmonte — was the key. Not so in the Rolltech PBA World Championship, said Tackett, who on Sunday night earned the top seed with lefties Ryan Ciminelli, Gary Faulkner Jr.,...

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