Explore the research, development, technology and performance of bowling balls

    03/03/07

    Modern Marvels

    Episode Number: 454 - First Aired: Wednesday Jan. 17, 2007

    From professional sports to the playground, balls have been a way of life for generations.

    The video that you can watch was part of a "Modern Marvels" Episode No. 454 that was first aired on the History Channel on cable TV in the United States on Wednesday January 17, 2007.

    The documentary was a one hour show about the history of, manufacture of, and statistics about all different types of sports balls such as soccer balls, tennis balls, baseballs, footballs, golf balls, and …. bowling balls.

    The bowling ball segment was shot entirely at the Ebonite International facility and included a lot of history about bowling and about bowling balls. Commentators were Randy Teitloff, VP of Research & Development, Ebonite Int.; Brian Hickey, Quality/Manufacturing Director, Ebonite Int., and Ronald Hickland, Ball Design Engineer, Ebonite Int.

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