In the long history of bowling only twenty-five people had managed to complete three consecutive perfect games. That was before Hakim Emmanuel got on a blistering hot streak at Westgate Lanes in Brockton, Massachusetts.
— Marc Vasconcellos (@PhotogMarc_ent) February 20, 2015
What makes the 38-year-old right-hander’s accomplishment all the more remarkable is the fact he had never bowled a 300 game before – let alone three in a row.
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Once Emmanuel’s feat is officially verified by the U.S. Bowling Congress, he will receive a 900 series gold ring. Not too shabby a bounty for an afternoon’s work at the local bowling alley.
[fusion_title size=”4″]EARON VOLLMAR’S 900 SERIES[/fusion_title]
In baseball terms, a 900 series is about as rare as a pitcher throwing a perfect game. Incredibly, the 25th 900 series was tallied just last month by Earon Vollmar at New Glass Bowl Lanes in Toledo, Ohio.
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The first ever 900 series in a Professional Bowler’s Association event came in 2013, when North Carolinian Joe Scarborough got in the zone during qualifying at the PBA50 Sun Bowl held in The Villages, Florida.