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The 11th Frame: An idea to ‘solve’ bowling’s lefty-righty problem; Update: LPBT tried it in 1990s

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, January 7, 2016 12:00 pm

Gary Faulkner was one of several lefties who enjoyed outstanding performances at PBA GEICO World Series of Bowling VII. Photo by Susie Fever.
Is there any way to “solve” the lefty-righty issues that have plagued bowling seemingly forever? I did come up with a way for the PBA Tour, although it was more tongue-in-cheek idea than proposal when I wrote it up in a print Ten Pin Journal column many years ago. My idea was that PBA would establish a date after which no left-handers who were not at that time members of the PBA could ever bowl in a PBA tournament, while those who already were members could bowl for as long as they...

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