On Valentines day we mark 50 years since the second perfect game rolled by an English bowler.
John Broadhurst was the second man in the UK to roll a 300 game. Who remembers second? Well, John for one, and all those players that finish runner up in tournaments or with silver medals. Albert Kirkham was the first at the Top Rank Bowl in Chester on the 5th of December 1965. A regular league bowler at the ABC Cine Bowl in Hanley, Albert's local centre at Hanley, Stoke on Trent, was later the site of the first 300 to be bowled in a ABC bowl. Read more..