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The 11th Frame: Jason Belmonte edges Ryan Ciminelli for 2015 PBA Player of the Year in one of closest votes ever

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 3:30 pm

Jason Belmonte, right, edged Ryan Ciminelli for 2015 Chris Schenkel PBA Player of the Year. Photos by Pro Bowlers Association.
In one of the closest votes in PBA Tour history, Jason Belmonte edged Ryan Ciminelli  for 2015 Chris Schenkel Player of the Year 47.36 percent to 43.22 percent. Belmonte is the fourth player to win the award for three straight years, joining Early Anthony, who did it twice (1974-76 and 1981-83); Mark Roth (1977-1979); and Walter Ray Williams Jr. (1996-98). The announcement was made live on Xtra Frame on Wednesday afternoon by PBA Commissioner and CEO Tom Clark — at the same time...

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