Ten fun facts about Bowling
The first indoor bowling lanes were built in New York City in 1840.
A bowling ball weights between 2,7 to 7,3 kilograms.
Bowling balls were made out of wood until the early 1900s.
The United States Bowling Congress has more than 2,5 million members.
The largets bowling center is located in Japan and has 141 lanes.
A bowling lane is 18,2 meters long from the foul line to the headpin.
The Professional Bowlers Association was established in 1958.
Bowling is the number one participation sport in America.
The first 300 game in a televised PBA event was rolled by Jack Biondolillo in the Tournament of Champions.
The origins of bowling can be traced about 4,000 years back to Rome and Greece.
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