BowlingFans.com, The site for the fans, by the fans....
Sponsored Links




ChatBox:

Sponsored Links


Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#88714 - 04/19/09 10:45 PM You vs Wes Malott
Mattdean76 Offline
Team USA Contender

Registered: 08/08/08
Posts: 489
A/S/L: 34/M/NY
Say you got the opportunity Michael Wilbon got to bowl Wes Malott and he would be using a plastic ball, how many pins would you need to be given to have a fair chance to beat him?

I think I would need 50, maybe 40.
_________________________
High Game: 279 (twice)
Series: 737 2/25/10
Average: Mixed:185 Mens: 197

15# Brunswick Power Groove Dry R
15# Global 900 Creature S40
14# Faball Purple Hammer (spare ball)
15# Rotogrip Mars Pearl

Top
#10100 - 1 second ago Sponsored Links
Sponsored Links Online   content
Legend

Registered: Fri Aug 27 2004
Posts: 10100
A/S/L: Mountain View, CA
Top
#88716 - 04/19/09 11:04 PM Re: You vs Wes Malott [Re: ]
IndyBowler Offline
League Bowler

Registered: 02/17/09
Posts: 56
A/S/L: 24/M/Indianapolis
No lie, when I was 8 years old I won my first tournament. It was the pro-am. They do give you strikes in like 3,6,9 frames but I'm pretty sure I beat two out of three pro's I faced at 8 years old.

Back on topic though, 30 pins but hopefully none.
_________________________
HG: 299
HS: 778
Average: 210-215


Equipment:
Dimension
Venom
Tour Power
Neptune


Backups:
Over Time
Phenom


Awards:
YABA Indiana State Champion (All-Events)
USBC Indianapolis City Champion (Doubles)

Top
#88718 - 04/19/09 11:25 PM Re: You vs Wes Malott [Re: IndyBowler]
Smooth Stroker Offline
Legend

Registered: 07/10/03
Posts: 1905
A/S/L: 45/M/Long Island
It would depend on the pattern. Cheetah pattern, I would need pins. Anything else, I would take my chances. The longer the pattern, the better my chances become.
_________________________
A Storm is coming.

IQ Tour Fusion
IQ Tour anniversary edition
Lights Out
Natural

USBC level 1 certified coach

Top
#88736 - 04/20/09 02:01 AM Re: You vs Wes Malott [Re: Smooth Stroker]
clt2244 Offline
Bracket Donor

Registered: 03/03/09
Posts: 120
A/S/L: 20/m/Ohio
agree, i would like a fair challenge with any pro bowler, ill get my chance this summer when i bowl in a local pro shot league that Robert Smith bowls in as well, should be lots of fun
_________________________
Using only the good stuff, Roto/Global
All 15:
Hammer Jigsaw
Roto Grip Nomad Pearl
Global 900 Maniac
Track 505c
Roto Grip Mars
Ebnoite Clear Wolf

Top
#88757 - 04/20/09 07:23 AM Re: You vs Wes Malott [Re: clt2244]
cgeorg Offline


Registered: 10/12/07
Posts: 3567
A/S/L: Pittsburgh, Pa
I think 30 pins would make it fair. But, I'd rather go head to head. "I beat Wes Malott scratch" carries some weight - "I beat Wes Malott with 30 pins handicap" ... not so much.
_________________________
CMGBB - Bowling tips
BowlSK - Bowling score keeper and stats tracker
My BowlSK

That my boy... that's pro quality.

Top
#88759 - 04/20/09 08:06 AM Re: You vs Wes Malott [Re: cgeorg]
Dennis Michael Offline
Virtual League Champion

Registered: 12/11/05
Posts: 9820
A/S/L: M/Barrington, Ill
Now, if he bowled at our lanes, I would put him on lane 27. There is a hump about 45 feet down at the 10 board, and I wouldn't tell him. I'd bowl on 26. But, I think I would still need a few pins to be safe. On a good day, that is. I just can't bowl 248 at will as he does.

If we bowled at another house with wood lanes, he would have to bowl on lane 7 because the 12 board is lose, and your ball bounces either left or right if you lay it down there.
_________________________
LM - Black Diamond 15#
Lord Field - Exodus Pearl 15#
Legends - L/M New Terminator 15#
Legends - L/M Xtreme Damage 15# Strong pearl




Top
#88769 - 04/20/09 09:09 AM Re: You vs Wes Malott [Re: Dennis Michael]
cgeorg Offline


Registered: 10/12/07
Posts: 3567
A/S/L: Pittsburgh, Pa
What makes you think he would lay it down anywhere near 12 on wood?
_________________________
CMGBB - Bowling tips
BowlSK - Bowling score keeper and stats tracker
My BowlSK

That my boy... that's pro quality.

Top
#88775 - 04/20/09 09:50 AM Re: You vs Wes Malott [Re: cgeorg]
Matrix900 Offline
Action Bowler

Registered: 04/10/08
Posts: 276
A/S/L: 32/m/Canton, OH
I wouldn't take pins. I would take some advice from malott as wilbon did. I would think saying I only lost to wes by 40pins would hold more than, I lost to wes by 10 pins because, he gave me 30.

On a side note. I think wes intentionally missed that 10pin in the first frame just to keep it kind of close. I don't think wes expected wilbon to bowl the way he did either.
_________________________
16lb Vapor Zone
15lb Loaded Revolver
15lb Avalanche Pearl
15lb White Dot

Current Avg 201

Career
Game - 288
Series - 755

Season
Game - 255
Series - 660

Top
#88780 - 04/20/09 10:41 AM Re: You vs Wes Malott [Re: Matrix900]
General Pounder Offline
3x Virtual League Champion

Registered: 03/28/06
Posts: 3398
A/S/L: 40/M/Midlothian, IL
I'd bowl him the same way I like my scotch. Straight up.
_________________________
HG: 300
HS: 826
Guru, IQ Tour Fusion, Phase, , Hy-Road, Tropical Heat Hybrid, Tropical Heat Solid, Pitch Blue

Top
#88783 - 04/20/09 11:01 AM Re: You vs Wes Malott [Re: General Pounder]
cgeorg Offline


Registered: 10/12/07
Posts: 3567
A/S/L: Pittsburgh, Pa
The nice thing is, in a 1 game match, you have a chance. There's no way you're going to beat him in the PoY race, or a 7 game match, or maybe even a best of 3. But 1 game is possible.
_________________________
CMGBB - Bowling tips
BowlSK - Bowling score keeper and stats tracker
My BowlSK

That my boy... that's pro quality.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



Moderator:  Angel, Community Manager 
Savings That Support BowlingCommunity.com
We need your help!
Rather than begging for donations we're asking you to do one simple thing to help keep these forums running smooth:
When shopping for anything on Amazon.com or eBay please use these links to go to the web sites.

This won't cost you a cent!
You'll still get the exact same low prices, deals and free or low cost shipping; it doesn't change anything for you at all! The items do not have to be bowling related; all purchases made through these links help us! Amazon.com and eBay will pay us a small commission for every sale and it's helping us cover the expenses.

BowlingCommunity.com Recent Posts
After 8onths my centre has finally reopened
by looseleftie - 11/28/20 05:10 PM
No Post Available
by djp1080 - 11/28/20 01:37 PM
This is a damned shame
by BOSStull - 11/01/20 02:42 PM
The price of new bowling balls
by BOSStull - 11/01/20 02:39 PM
Terms Of Use
Use of this community signifies your agreement to the Community Standards and Conditions of Use.

About BowlingFans.com | Contact Us | Advertise With Us | Site Map
Use of this website constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. | Material Connection Disclosure

Copyright © 1998 - 2020 - usrbingeek LLC | Copyright Policy
BowlingFans.com, BowlingFans, The Right Approach, Kegler's Connection, Tour411, BallBeat, BowlingCommunity.com, BowlSearch.com, and Bowling News You Can Use are trademarks of usrbingeek LLC. All other trademarks and tradenames are property of their respective owners.