Sport: Bowling on the Green

The game was bowls. Expert leadsmen,* and skippers,† oldsters mostly, gathered last week at Franklin Field in Boston. Here teams of four were playing for the U. S. championship, which, after many a ball had glittered over a smooth patch of turf, was awarded to Buffalo. In these championship matches the game was a network of rules and conventions. As in all modern bowling-on-the-green, however, the general procedure was this: the first player, or lead, sent his bowl—the size of an indoor baseball—into one of the rinks marked off on a 40-yard square...

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