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The 11th Frame: Can Bayside Bowl and Portland, Maine, be a template for how to 'save' bowling and the PBA?

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 11:00 am

Pete Weber rolls a practice shot before the first PBA League show taping at Bayside Bowl on Saturday, April 2. Photo by Susie Fever.
As I wrote in this story, I didn’t go to the PBA League TV tapings April 2-3 at Bayside Bowl in Portland, Maine, because it was a major tournament or because I expected to break any big news. I went because I wanted to see in person the most raucous fans and experience the best atmosphere in bowling — one that in just a single weekend in 2015 became legendary. And it exceeded my high expectations: I would say it is impossible to put into words what an incredible atmosphere...

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