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The 11th Frame: 16 new PBA lane patterns offer variety of distances, shapes and volumes

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017 9:00 pm

Four of the 16 new PBA lane patterns for 2018. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
The PBA has completed the revamping of its lane patterns with 16 that offer a wide variety of distances, shapes and volumes, with the distance numbers added to the end of each pattern name in a fan-friendly move CEO and Commissioner Tom Clark had said was coming earlier this summer. Pictures of the 16 patterns — actually four pictures with four patterns each — containing the basics of name, distance, volume and main ratio are at the bottom of this story. (As has been the case for...

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