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Bowling is a fun and healthy sport in which players try to score points by rolling a ball through a lane towards the target pins or balls. Bowling varies in different countries, but still the fun never changes.
There are many different types of bowling to choose from. Depending on which country you reside in (our your own heritage) "bowling" may mean different things to different people. See the links section below for general information on all types of bowling around which will also have links about wh…
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Breaking pitches spin, which results from applying finger pressure to the ball and snapping your wrist when releasing it. The middle finger is key. It the snap. It will require trial and error to find the correct release point.
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As of July 25, 2006, the United States Bowling Congress recognized 11 series of 900. More have been bowled but not recognized by the USBC because of invalid lane conditions and cracked pins. Source: http://www.bowlingball.com/info/trivia1.php Jeremy Sonnenfeld of Sioux Falls, S.D. made bowling hi…
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It takes around 15 minutes for one bowler to bowl one game. Two bowlers can bowl one game in 30 minutes. Less if they bowl a lot of strikes and longer if they don't. might be longer if the boler throws strikes all the time
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Answer: The back of the foul line (free throw line) is 13 feet 9 inches from the center of the basket and 15 feet from the front of the back board. These dimentions are the same for HS, NCAA, and NBA.
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Answer 3,937 Pro Bowl West Chattanooga, TN April 7th, 2009 this must be for team series, not team game.
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Origins of BowlingNo one person can claim credit for the invention of bowling, since variations of the game has been around for at least 5,000 years.  An Egyptian version discovered Ancient Egyptians were known to have played a similar game, at least according to evidence discovered inside of …
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It generally depends on the person. Bowling ball weights run from 6 lbs. to 16 lbs. It's hard to say what weight you ball should use because it depends on age and strength. The best way to find out is to try out the "house balls" and see what one fits you best, if your getting your own ball add 1 lb…
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Answer to Simpsons QuestionAnd Maggie Makes Three season 6 on DVD
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questions like this are always up to the owner/manager of the establishment, but, I would say if he/she is A smart buiseness person they would definitely offer to give out free game tickets, If they did not, I would not go there again if I had A choice. EVEN if it was not their fault. Why?, becaus…
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An average fast bowler would probably get 140km consistantlythese current days, because of their levels of fitness, fast bowlers can edge towards 145km/h consistently.
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Cosmic bowling is a form of bowling that is done at night under black lights and loud music. People in the US have been cosmic bowling since the late 60's.
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First Answer: Ten-pin bowling was invented during Puritan times. In the Puritan laws of Massachusetts was a prohibition against "bowling at Nine Pins." So...they added another pin. actually the bowling game was invented over 7000 years ag. Second Answer: Tenpin is derived from ninepin bowling, …
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Walter ray Williams jr.
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The world's best bowler is Shakib Al Hasan the former Bangladeshi captain!
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First Response" Bowling originated in 5200 BC. Bowling is a very fun and educational sport. Timing is very important in bowling. Second Response: That would take a lot of verbiage to do. Click on the 'Rules of Bowling' link below to see the rules of the game along with links that will take you t…
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Current technology allows the use of a "radar gun" to determine the speed of a cricket ball. There is a slight problem in that the ball is frequently thrown "down"
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http://www.bowl.com/downloads/pdf/leagueSchedule_14Team.pdf
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it depents what type of bowling you are doing in Canadian there is 5 pin bowling which the high score in that is 450 but in 10 pin bowling the high is 300
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Standard weights for bowling balls (ten-pin, US) are :Children : 6 lb. (2.7 kg) and upWomen (competition) : 10 to 14 lb. (4.5 to 6.3 kg)Men (competition) : 14 to 16 pounds, maximum (6.3 to 7.26 kg)
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Highest Wicket-Taker in ODI Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka is the highest wicket-taker in One Day International cricket. He has taken 515 wickets as of now. Muttiah Murlitharan from Sri Lanka
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In basketball the free throw line is 15 feet away from the Basket.
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They usually have numbers that indicate the number of pounds on the sides. I like the 6 ones!
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In 2010, there were about 5,000 bowling alleys in the united states, but it has been declining rapidly since 1990.
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4 in back row then 3 in next row 2 in the next and 1 in front Edit: assuming you are referring to the 10-pin bowling, there are four in the back row, not five, as was previously answered by someone else. Considering the 5 + 3 + 2 + 1 = 11, it is fairly clear that the pins are not set up …
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First Answer: The distance from the beginning of the approach to the foul line must be at least 15 feet. From the foul line to the center of the #1 pin spot is 60 feet with a tolerance of 1/2 inch allowed. From the center of the #1 pin spot to the beginning of the pit is 2 feet, 10 3/16 inches. S…
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Go to a google search and type BOWLING PICTURES.
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The PBA stands for Professional Bowler's Association.
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The highest score in ten pin bowling is 300. You get 30 points each frame. I hope that helps. (Thats just strike after strike) YEA ITS 300
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probably 4 or 5 feet
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Answer The absolute lowest score would be 60. First frame - Strike Second frame - Two Gutter Balls Third frame - Strike Fourth frame - Two Gutter Balls Fifth frame - Strike Sixth frame - Two Gutter Balls Seventh frame - Two Gutter Balls Eighth frame - Two Gutter Balls Ninth frame - Two…
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Some are plastic, most are a resin type material.
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The back of free throw (foul line) line is 13 feet 9 inches from the center from the goal, for the for the standard 10 foot high goal (from the floor to the top of the goal).
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The most popular sport worldwide is hands down soccer. The world cup gets more viewers worldwide than any other major broadcast, like over a hundred million for the finals. Also, soccer is played in more countries of the world than all of the other sports combined. Basketball is likely to be a dista…
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The term lily is referring to the petals of a lily. I have also heard the term 'Grandma's Teeth' used for the 5-7-10. I've always heard this called "the sour apple".
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My 6th graders will be learning that next week. Ideas from last year's class: Friction, as the ball travels down the lane. Both rolling and sliding friction can have an effect. Momentum: it is conserved, because the total momentum / force on the pins is what we started with minus the friction (and …
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He throws it to the 3rd baseman.
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Yes! You can! But as in all physical activity when pregnant, you should consult your doctor and get his opinion and advice. Chances are, if you were fairly active before pregnancy, continuing after you become pregnant won't be an issue. I work at a pro shop in our bowling ally and the number one inj…
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The first indoor bowling center in the US opened in 1840. It was called Knickerbockers of New York City.
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Yes, It is now the extended site for APU. It was at the top of Cerritos in the center that is across from El Pollo Loco
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in baseball
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First Answer: A "turkey" or a "gobbler" consists of throwing strikes in three consecutive frames Second Answer: A turkey is bowling lingo for three strikes in a row. Probably, the most famous score for amateur and professional bowlers alike. This is partly due to the fact it has an unusual name…
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Putting powder (or resin/rosin) INSIDE the thumb or finger holes is acceptable to help to keep from sticking in the ball, but it can't be so much that powder/rosin comes out of these holes after the ball is released. Putting powder (or resin/rosin) on the outside of the surface of the ball is pro…
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There is a site for all bowling rules in the links section below. You throw the ball down the lane and hit as many pins as you can. if your foot crosses the black line at the beginning of the lane it is a foul and you get 0 points for that frame. If you get a Spare(/) then you get 10 points plus ho…
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26.7" minimum27.002" maximum.
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When a pitcher throws a ball over any part of home plate before the catcher catches the ball.
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You subtract your average from 200 and then multiply it by .9     If, for example, your league is based off a 200 handicap system, your handicap is worked out accordingly: (200 - Average) x 80% = hanidcap. For example, an average of 190: (200 - 190) x 80% = 8 If your league is off a 21…
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$2,000,000.00 It's not as simple as you'd think I went to Brunswick's website for this because they have good numbers. By the time they get to the end of it, you're looking at between $90,000 and $165,000 per lane for a bowling-only center, depending on about three million variables. BTW, why on…
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Breach of contract is a failure to perform or follow through with an obligation. A breach of contract can be grounds for a lawsuit against the guilty party.
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Depending on the sport, balls could be made of : Plastic, rubber, composite or all natural materials.
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Most commercially available racquetballs are made of rubber but it is not officially stated in the USA Racquetball Rules that it must be made out of a certain substance. As long as it meets the size requirements and functions correctly, it can be made out of a variety of substances.
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The term for three strikes in a row is called a three bager.for fun bowling a turkey.
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Score keeping in bowling is as simple as adding up the number of pins that you knock down. As each player takes a turn they try to knock down all ten of the pins. Each player is given up to two opportunities to do this. The player will roll their bowling ball (find a bowling ball) down the bowling a…
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in Germany
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The price can depend on a number of factors, such as if the property is purchased or leased, how many lanes, if scoring needs to be purchased, etc.
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Averaging all types of bowlers and leagues, a good guess is 150-160 for men bowlers and 130-140 for women. That would really depend on what you are comparing. For instance, the above answer might be good for your local mixed league or just general open play bowling. However if your were in a more co…
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In bowling there are 10 frames. If a strike is scored in the 10th frame, the bowler gets two "fill shots" (bonus shots sometimes incorrectly referred to as the 11th and 12th frames). If a spare is scored in the 10th frame, the bowler gets one fill shot.
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The answer to this question depends which sport are we talking about. The range of materials can range from natural, man made or composite.
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paper mache' or air or maybe plastis
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12 strikes in one game equals a perfect game. 300 A perfect score is a "300" game. A perfect game is when a bowler throws 12 consecutive strikes in one game. It depents what type of bowling you are doing in Canadian there is 5 pin bowling which the high score in that is 450 but in 10 pin bowling …
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Practice and lots of it. I used to bowl 10 leagues a week, two leagues a night, 5 days a week and was a substitute 6 out of the 10 leagues. bowled for money (pot bowl) on the weekends and that's what paid for my regular leagues for the next week. I started out with about a 140 average and was at one…
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According to TopEndSports.com, the term originated in the late 1800's when scoring three strikes in a row was much more difficult than it is now. During Thanksgiving and Christmas, bowling alley proprietors would award a turkey for bowlers who scored three strikes in a row. In the old days of bowli…
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It really depends on the format. Some a just a few hours long, some will last a weekend and some may go on for months such as the Beltway Open Tour that was sponsored by the American Bowlers Conferance ( ABC ) and was usually held in the Bowl America lane around the Washington D.C. area. Most bowlin…
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Umberto Granaglia was born in Venaria Reale, near Turin, in 1931. He passed away last night at age 77. He was world class in Bocce. "Player of the Century"
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Knocking down all 10 pins with first ball. If you throw a ball in the gutter on the first ball and then knock them all down with the second ball, it is a spare not a strike. A strike is when you knock all of the bowling pins down on the first try. If you don't knock any down the first try, but on …
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Yes, they are excellent for dry lane conditions and/or picking up spares. Their slick surface composition means they will not hook even if you put a lot of spin on the ball and so they will go where you aim them. On a dry lane the slick surface keeps them from hooking too much and allows you to con…
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The address was 115 S. Water, and the old phone number back then was 59500. Yes 5 digits. I know all this because my father worked there for 20 years and my uncle used to own Parkland Lanes. It was called Hess Lanes before my uncle Lewis Kasco bought it around 1947. When it comes to Parkland Lanes, …
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muttiah muralitharan is the best bowler currently but wasim akram and waqar younis is the all time great.
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Earl Anthony is the best bowler. He was way more dominant. Plus he accomplished a lot more in a shorter period of time. Walter ray Williams
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Rosin is a plant extract that is made into a gelatinous power and sewn up into the bag. There is also something called a dry bag. Many people group the two together. A dry bag is a piece of cloth which has some type of absorbent material inside of it. When I as younger my mother used to make me…
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Its made out of plastic (The free ones), and theres a type of hard marble or rock that's shaped into a round piece. And maybe even design it. Then it gets sent out to Bowling shops, where people come to find one of there pleasure, and get it drilled for them to fit their fingers.
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As according to the article on cricinfo "In the land of googly" by "Sriram Veera" Bernard Bosanquet, bowled the legendary Victor Trumper off the very first googly bowled in Australia, in March 1903 but could not quite control his creation. That was left to the South Africa's spinners. Reggie Sc…
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Since the introduction of the PBA, several bowlers have become famous and in some cases, reached the mainstream. The most famous of which would likely be Walter Ray Williams, Jr. Williams holds the all-time record for most tour wins with 44 and counting and is considered by most fans and pros alike …
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Yes he is the best bowler in the world. He gets 800 wickets in test cricket.
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Handicap is used in the sport of bowling to create a relatively even playing field between players in a league or tournament. Bowlers will have a number (handicap) added to their scores bowled to come up with a handicap game. Bowlers with a higher average, will have a lower handicap number added to…
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Bowling is the highest participated sport in the world. It is very popular in Asian and European countries, as well as the US.
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bowling came from europe. WRONG Actually Bowling Originated in Egypt by the Acient Egyptians. Bowling then became popular in Europe and started to spread. Now it is one of the most played sport in the world. Actually bowling has been around in many forms for a very long time. The type of bowling p…
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Yes. Ten-pin bowling is one of the sports on the approved list for the Commonwealth Games, although it has only appeared once so far in 1998 in Kuala Lumpur where the competition was dominated by the hosts and Australia taking 9 of the available 15 medals between them
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The front pin in bowling is called the head pin. It is also called the 1 pin.
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If the spare comes on the second ball of the frame, you get an extra ball to finish the game. If the spare comes on the third ball of the frame (meaning the first ball of the frame was a strike) you do not get an extra ball.
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Shoahib Akhtar is credited with 160Kms per hour. Jeff Thompson has claimed such speeds, but there is no proof as yet
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he explains it by saying that Lennie got kicked in the head by a horse when he was a kid. ouch. that's what geroge said but im not sure if it's what his conditionhe explains it by saying that Lennie got kicked in the head by a horse when he was a kid. ouch. that's what geroge said but im not sure if…
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A bowling ball would have more momentum because it has a greater mass.
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lowest score wins bowling
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10 plus whatever you get on your next two throws. For instance, if you throw a strike on the first frame, then a strike on the second, and a strike on the third you will have 30 in the first frame. If you strike in the first frame, then strike in the second, and get a 7 on the first ball of the thir…
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yeah he adopted a daughter in 2007
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There is a very high number of bowling rules, for a list of these rules one can visit the Unites States Bowling Congress website and locate the rules there. Bowl.com is the name of the website.
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The approach area is 15 feet long from beginning to foul line. From foul line to the head pin (#1 pin) is 60 feet.
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practice It means that you probaly arent hitting all the pins down and not doing as good as you want too.
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Add the numbers. 132 + 140 + 145 + 128 = 545 Then divide by the number of players 545 / 4 = 136.25
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Basic Ten-pin Bowling Rules Scores and Guidlines:Lets start with the scoring rules. The game of Ten Pin Bowling is split up into 10 frames, and each frame is split up into two shots. Each frame score is combined with the previous frames to give you a points total. There are special rules in the way …
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The player with the most ODI is Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan followed by Pakistan's Wasim Akram.
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Knitting in the back is usually done to create a twist in the stitch. This is often called for when picking up heel stitches while knitting a sock. For comparison, A regular knit stitch is usually done like this: Put right-hand needle through the right-most stitch on the left needle, wrap yarn o…
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Bob Learn Jr. Mr. Weston Threehundred, with a total of 30, 300 games bowled, also has 15, 800 series ? The most I have seen is 85 by Parker Bohn III. Only Parker says this and he has no proof. This is a recent posting on his personal Webiste and is not legit. Learn is well known to have the most…
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a strike is all 10 pins knocked down in one try a spare is all 10 pins knocked down in two consecutive tries in the same frame.
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A Spare Is when you knock down some pins in the first try but in the next try you knock the rest down you get a spare
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It is unofficially called a Hambone. This term was coined by PBA announcer Rob Stone.4-bagger is the name it is commonly called.
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