Saturday, September 19, 2015

Fact of the Day: Wooden Bowling

Until the 20th century most bowling balls were made of wood. They later came out with bowling balls made of rubber, plastic, and urethane. 

15 comments:

DEZMOND said...

ooh, that lime green one must be for the spy himself!

Emmylou said...

I wonder if people bowled better with wooden balls? I'd totally try that if it'll help my game:D

Tijana said...

nice as always! kisses!

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Anna-Alina said...

I haven't seen wooden ones. Cool!

Martha said...

Interesting!

Kati said...

Must have been quite a challenge to get them perfectly round!

Have a wonderful weekend,
-Kati

Pat Hatt said...

Damn, plenty of splinters might have come due with wooden ones

Margaret D said...

Well fancy that. I didn't know, and I suppose I never thought about it either.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I bet those old antique wooden balls are worth a MINT today!

stephen Hayes said...

Makes sense.

Christine said...

interesting, wouldn't want one falling on my feet

bj said...

I had no idea they were ever made of wood....

Maude Lynn said...

Makes sense.

Mary Kirkland said...

Glad they aren't made of wood any more.

DeniseinVA said...

I still have my bowling ball, though I haven't bowled in years.