PBA: 5 Reasons Why the PBA Is (Slowly) Gaining in Popularity

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PBA: 5 Reasons Why the PBA Is (Slowly) Gaining in Popularity
Courtesy of the PBA

Bowling popularity resembles the stock market—ups and downs. Like any company, when they start to see their popularity slipping, they do something to spruce it up.

Unfortunately for the PBA, whoever has been making some of these decisions should seriously re-think his job.

Back in the day, bowling was huge! They really didn't need to market it all that much because everyone and their mother, literally, was doing it. Nowadays, most people between 10-21 don't even know that there is a professional bowlers tour, let alone that it is televised on the most popular sports station in the nation.

When I started bowling in high school, it was right around the time high school bowling hit a huge spike in participation. Many of my former teammates and rivals still bowl today because we love the sport and actually follow it to a degree.

Before I got competitive with it, I knew next to nothing about anything related to bowling other than the fact that for some reason I knew I wanted to bowl.

Bowling is creeping in popularity, slowly but surely. And here's five main reasons why...

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