PBA Member Mookie Betts Is A World Series Champion

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Mookie Betts has become the first Professional Bowlers Association member to win a baseball World Series title.

Betts and his Boston Red Sox teammates won the World Series with a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night in Game 5, clinching Betts’ first World Series ring.

In 2017 while competing in the PBA World Series of Bowling in Reno, Nevada, Betts bowled his first career PBA 300 game during qualifying for the PBA World Championship. The perfect game made Betts the first Major League Baseball player to bowl a 300 in PBA Tour competition.

Although he spends most of his year focused on his primary sport, Betts has been bowling since he was a kid and still enjoys competing on the PBA level when time allows. In addition to competing in the PBA World Series of Bowling in 2017, he also competed in the event in 2015.

“Bowling has been a part of my life forever, so it isn’t going away,” Betts said in a PBA release. “I like to compete, but I also know I need to get better.”

In addition to taking part in competitive events, Betts also has taken part in the Chris Paul Celebrity Invitational alongside PBA stars Norm Duke, Bill O’Neill, Pete Weber and EJ Tackett as well as other sports celebrities Chris Paul, Terrell Owens and James Harden.

Although Betts isn’t confirmed to bowl any PBA Tour events in 2019 yet, it is possible he may still sign up for one of the early-season events before the baseball season gets going again.


Four Teams Earn Byes In PBA League Seeding Round

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CENTREVILLE, Va. - Four teams each earned a first-round bye Saturday in the seeding round of the 2020 PBA League at Bowlero Centreville.

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Full Rankings: All 12 PBA League Teams

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With the amount of talent on all 12 rosters (including four expansion franchises), the new divisional play and the qualifying and match-play format leading up to the expanded TV coverage, it’s entirely possible any one of the PBA League teams could win the 2020 Elias Cup.

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WSOB To Resume Next Week

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On March 11, Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus and his team’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder was postponed.

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2020 PBA League Rankings: No. 1 Portland Lumberjacks

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The 2020 PBA League will kick off Sept. 26 with the seeding round live on FloBowling. To help get you prepared, FloBowling correspondent Jef Goodger is ranking the 12 teams in the league.

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2020 PBA League Rankings: No. 2 Dallas Strikers

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The 2020 PBA League will kick off Sept. 26 with the seeding round live on FloBowling. To help get you prepared, FloBowling correspondent Jef Goodger is ranking the 12 teams in the league.

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Three-Time PBA Champion Tom Smallwood Joins Motiv Staff

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After announcing a few weeks ago that he had split with Radical, Tom Smallwood was introduced Wednesday as the newest member of the Motiv staff.

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Blanchard Announces Retirement From PBA Tour

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Josh Blanchard, a three-time PBA Tour champion and 2011-12 PBA Rookie of the Year, announced Wednesday he will retire from the PBA Tour after this season.

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2020 PBA League Rankings: No. 3 L.A. X

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The 2020 PBA League will kick off Sept. 26 with the seeding round live on FloBowling. To help get you prepared, FloBowling correspondent Jef Goodger is ranking the 12 teams in the league.

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2020 PBA League Rankings: No. 4 Silver Lake Atom Splitters

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The 2020 PBA League will kick off Sept. 26 with the seeding round live on FloBowling. To help get you prepared, FloBowling correspondent Jef Goodger is ranking the 12 teams in the league.

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2020 PBA League Rankings: No. 5 Motown Muscle

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The 2020 PBA League will kick off Sept. 26 with the seeding round live on FloBowling. To help get you prepared, FloBowling correspondent Jef Goodger is ranking the 12 teams in the league.

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