I am structuring this article in a somewhat different pattern. I am beginning with some brief articles by Kenny Offenther, in his Series :”Did You Know”?? I will follow that with two articles by Earl Ball, one written 14 Years Ago; one written 14 Days Ago!!
Kenny Offenther Speaks: did you know?- being called pros is relatively new in shuffleboard .previously the term experts was used.
DID YOU KNOW?–THRU THE 1970S 4 PLAYERS OR TEAMS WERE SEEDED IN TOURNAMENTS,MAKING IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR THEM TO PLAY AGAINST EACH OTHER UNTIL THE SEMI FINALS, THEY WERE USUALLY THE PLAYERS THAT FINISHED 1ST THRU 4TH IN THE SAME TOURNAMENT THE PREVIOUS YEAR.
DID YOU KNOW?-THE CENTRAL EAST COAST DISTRICT USED TO BE PART OF THE SOUTHEAST COAST DISTRICT JUST LIKE THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT WAS PART OF THE SOUTHWEST DISTRICT.
DID YOU KNOW?– FOR MANY YEARS LOSERS IN THE QUARTER-FINALS RECEIVED MONEY
DID YOU KNOW?- THAT CONSOLATION USED TO BE 1 100 POINT GAME UNTIL THE FINALS;
DID YOU KNOW?=IN 1976 THE PRESIDENT OF THE SOUTHWEST DISTRICT WAS REMOVED FROM THE STATE BOARD.RUMORS WERE HE WAS HAVING AFFFAIRS WITH NOT 1 BUT 2 BOARD MEMBERS WIVES.AFTER HIS DISMISSAL HE BECAME FAMOUS BY USING THESE EXPERIENCES TO ACT IN THE THEN NEW FIELD OF ADULT FILMS.WHERE HE HAD A LONG CAREER.
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL READERS!!! 2017 12 31.