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.


Simonsen Ends Koeltzow's Cinderella Run At 2021 PBA Players Championship

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JUPITER, Fla. – After sitting backstage watching Kris Koeltzow make his Cinderella run to the final match in the West Region stepladder finals of the 2021 PBA Players Championship, Anthony Simonsen stepped in and put an end to it.

O'Neill Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Out Of PBA Players Championship

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JUPITER, Fla. – After testing positive for the coronavirus Sunday morning, Bill O’Neill, the defending champion at the PBA Players Championship, will not participate in the regional stepladders currently being held at Bowlero Jupiter.

First 2021 PBA Players Championship Regional Stepladder Set For Sunday

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A week after qualifying rounds across the country, the first regional stepladder of the 2021 PBA Players Championship will take place Sunday.

PBA Announces Title Sponsor, Return Of $1 Million 300 Bonus For 2021

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The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) announced today that Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the country, has signed on as the title sponsor of the 2021 PBA Tour season when it returns to FOX Sports on Sunday, Jan. 24.

A Year Of Change: Anthony Simonsen Gets A Job, A Puppy And Loses Weight

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For many, 2020 was a year to forget, but for Anthony Simonsen, it was a year filled with possibility and change.

Finalists For Regional Stepladders Set At 2021 PBA Players Championship

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The field at the 2021 PBA Players Championship has been narrowed to the top five players in each region and left standing are 14 PBA champions and 11 players looking for their first title.

Qualifying Reaches Halfway Point At 2021 PBA Players Championship

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At the halfway point of qualifying at the 2021 PBA Players Championship, there are relative unknown players looking to make their first show ranging all the way to PBA Hall of Famers in contention to advance.

PBA Announces Schedule For Every Major Event In 2021

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Just a day before the start of the 2021 PBA Players Championship, the PBA has revealed its plans for the upcoming months, which includes every major being held between now and April 11.

Top-Ranked Bowlers In Each Region For 2021 PBA Players Championship

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When the 2021 PBA Players Championship gets underway this weekend, the best bowlers in the world will be scattered across five different regions.

2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings: No. 1 Jason Belmonte

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Career Titles: 25 (13 majors)Age: 372020 Earnings: $293,050 (rank: 1)2020 Points: 30,295 (rank: 1)2020 Peak Ranking: 12020 Low Ranking: 3

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