Star player for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Mookie Betts is not only talented in baseball, but also in bowling.
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The outfielder competed in the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) US Open this year in Indianapolis, according to Major League Baseball’s official website.
Among the 108 participants in this prestigious tournament, he did well on the first day of qualifying, finishing 61st with an average of 192. He had a remarkable match of 234.
The rest of the event was not easy for the latter, who fell drastically to 100th place on Wednesday and Thursday with an average of 184. An insufficient performance to qualify for the Elimination Round.
Betts has received an exemption from the organizers to enter this competition. The contestants played eight games a day for three days, for a total of 24.
The former Boston Red Sox player has never hidden his passion for bowling. He’s at the gates every day in the off-season and has scored a perfect 300 at least five times, most recently at his 30th birthday celebration last year.
In fact, he won a PBA event in 2019.