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More opting for scented bowling balls

Ted Klonowski of Klonowski Bowling and Billiard Supplies on State Street in Schenectady shows three different scented bowling balls produced by Storm Bowling Balls in his shop on Thursday afternoon.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Ted Klonowski of Klonowski Bowling and Billiard Supplies on State Street in Schenectady shows three different scented bowling balls produced by Storm Bowling Balls in his shop on Thursday afternoon.
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Inside a musty bowling pro shop, a customer would approach a wall displaying bowling balls. Rather than testing finger holes or weight, the customer would stop and sniff. “What’s that smell?” they would ask, and Hank Boomershine would chuckle. “It’s the ball,” he would say. “Go ahead, smell it again.” In the history of bowling, ball manufacturers had given little thought to the odor bowlers encounter as they approach the foul line and lift the ...

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dhopkins
February 10, 2012
12:28 p.m.

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Hey Bethany that's all I use is Storm bowling balls!! Nice job on the story.

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