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Bowler's Life Spared by His Imperfect Game

On any given night at a bowling alley in America, you might find someone who has bowled a 300, a perfect game. A good bowler on a hot streak can roll 12 consecutive strikes. For a competitive bowler, however, the "holy grail" night is a perfect series—three consecutive perfect games. A 900. In the history of bowling, there have only been 21 perfect series.

And Bill Fong was three rolls away from just that—perfection.

On a January 18, 2010, league night at the Plano Super Bowl, Bill Fong had rolled ...

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