Sport: A Slow Swede Wins

Abe Gnippe (pronounced guh-nip), stocky, bespectacled cab driver and bowling fan, knocked off cruising in Chicago's Loop to watch the Petersen Bowling Tournament. Said he: "You have to throw 'em slow. You throw a fast ball and it goes bloop right through 'em."

The bowlers, most of them middle-aged and middle-thick, were leisurely, almost casual, seemingly unimpressed with their own skill. Among the spectators behind the brilliantly lighted alleys there was no excitement. Once, when a ball hung on the alley's edge, then curved in for a strike, a woman shouted: "What if it does come out of the gutter?—it looks good...

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