The front pin in bowling is called the head pin or the one pin.
The front pin in bowling is called the 'head pin'. The #5 pin, the pin directly behind the head pin is known as the 'king pin'.
Usually it is what the pin the back row is called when another pin is directly in front of it. Sometimes also called a sleeper pin.
There are ten pins in tenpin bowling. That is why it is called ten-pin bowling.
The head pin.
It's called the king pin.
The kingpin is another name for the center pin, or 5-pin. The front pin (1-pin) is known as the headpin.
There are several different types of bowling, but the most commonly played is Ten-Pin.