In the semifinals of the Professional Bowlers Association Tournament of Champions in Vegas on Saturday, Tom Daugherty needed every ball at his disposal to reach 100 in his televised-bowling debut. His foe, Mika Koivuniemi, needed them to reach 299.
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Daugherty's performance was the lowest nationally televised score in PBA history. Per FoxSports, he left seven splits to supplant Steve Jaros in the record book. Jaros bowled a 129 in 1992.
There's entertaining (but, sorry, unembeddable) video of said battle over at ESPN.com.
Public shame was worth $50K to Daugherty.
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