3 strikes in a row is called a "Turkey"
4 in a row is called a "Hambone"
5 in a row in called a "Lamb Shank"
6 in a row is called a "Fillet Mignon"
7 in a row is called a "Lobster Tail"
That is just called for in a row. There is no special name for that.
The only answer is brought to us by the announcers at ESPN. They too struggled with a term for one strike after a Turkey. They named it "Hambone". This is the only one I know of at the time.
I thought it was called a 4-bagger. I have also heard it called a cherry.
It really has never had a universally accepted name the way that 3 strikes in a row is called a "turkey," but in 2006 or 2007, Pro Bowling announcer Rob Stone, basically a non-bowler but trying to show enthusiasm for the sport, coined the term "hambone" for 4 strikes in a row.
It's become something of a controversy, probably more so at the upper echelons of the sport, where people tend to take themselves more seriously. Some like it, giving the Professional Bowlers Association a bit of extra publicity and pizaz, while others think its a hokey stunt by a bowling interloper.
At bowling league levels, most of us are fairly happy throwing the term "hambone" out there, though where I am, only occasionally do I hear someone bring it up when 4 strikes in a row are thrown.
In classic bowling vernacular, the original name for four in a row was "clover." As in lucky as a four leaf clover for throwing one. In the early days of the game, it was very difficult to throw three in a row, never mind throwing four in a row. Then someone from ESPN created the misnomer, hambone.
The term hambone for four in a row came from Rob Stone, an ESPN announcer, who incidentally is not a bowler, made up the name himself because he wondered why there wasn't a term for four in a row if there was a turkey for three in a row.
It is unofficially called a Hambone. This term was coined by PBA announcer Rob Stone.
4-bagger is the name it is commonly called.
its called a four bagger
A 4 banger
5 strikes in a row in bowling is called a "Lamb Shank"
It is now called Yahtzee!5 consecutive strikes in bowling is called a 5-bagger.There are no special names for strikes other than hambone/double for two consecutive strikes, turkey for three consecutive strikes, and clover for four consecutive strikes. Anything after that is call a "x bagger." X = the number of consecutive strikes thrown. For example. If you threw seven strikes in a row, it would called a seven bagger.5 baggerIn bowling if a person were to get 3 strikes in a row, at anytime in a game, that's called a " Turkey ". 5 strikes in row is called a " Goose " , 10 in a row is a "swan" and ,12 in row is of course a " perfect game ".
2 strikes in a row
A 300 in bowling is a perfect game, with 12 strikes in a row.
Five Strikes in a row in Bowling is a Brot. Coming from the term of the number of Brots that come in a package. Six Strikes in a row in Bowling is a Six Pack Seven Strikes in a row in Bowling is a T-Bone Eight is a Sir Loin Nine is a prime rib Ten Is a Double Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner.