The following excerpt is taken fromThe Book of Duckpin Bowling, by Henry Fankhauser and Frank Micalizzi.
The sport of duckpins was born at the old Diamond Alleys on Howard Street in Baltimore, Maryland. Diamond Alleys was owned by a couple of members of the old Baltimore Orioles minor league club -- Uncle Wilbert Robinson and John McGraw (you may remember McGraw as manager of baseball's New York Giants in the early 1900's).
Duckpin bowling is found primarily in the Northeastern United States and small parts of the midwest. Find out where you can give duckpins a try.
What is duckpin bowling? Where do I find it? How big are the pins/balls? Where can I get equipment? Find the answers to your questions here...
There are lots of duckpin bowling resources on the web: associations, leagues, pro tours, equipment listings, etc. Know of any others?
Duckpin bowling is a great sport, especially for kids and seniors. Help us promote the game and keep duckpins alive. Find out about the duckpin youth organization.
The game of duckpins is very similar to most types of bowling in its scoring. The only major difference between tenpins and duckpins is that in duckpins you get THREE balls per turn. Everything else is the same...
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