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The 11th Frame: Cool French Canadian Francois Lavoie truly 'magnifique' in firing perfect game, winning 2016 U.S. Open

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 11:00 pm

Francois Lavoie with the trophy and in the jacket after winning the 2016 U.S. Open. He is with Storm Tour reps, left to right, Tim Mack, Jim Callahan and Del Ballard Jr., who is holding the ALPHA CRUX Lavoie used on the TV show. Photo by Storm Products.
As Francois Lavoie prepared to throw the final four strikes of the first perfect game in a U.S. Open TV finals, CBS Sports Network analyst and PBA Hall of Famer Marshall Holman nailed the cool French Canadian’s nature perfectly. “If it were me and I was bowling right now and I had the front eight (strikes) and I was going to be bowling in the next match, with my emotions I’d be better off not shooting 300 because I would get so pumped up that I wouldn’t have anything...

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