The scoring system was named after Frank K. Baker who designed the system in the 1950s. In doubles, the team players take turns in Bowling frames instead of bowling separate games.
A BAKER game is one 10 frame game bowled by 5 rotating team members.
I tried to research the answer, but based on my knowledge of bowling, it was probably named after the person who came up with the format.
Tenpin bowling or just Bowling for short.
There are many definitions in bowling that are called "Peterson Points". The most common interpretation is 1 point for every 50 pins bowled.
Yes there are other bowling formats.The Baker System, Scotch Doubles. Also the Petersen Point System is a scoring "System" used in bowling, not a how it's bowled format. It's often confused with the widely used match point system of scoring. The Baker System format places emphasis on the team effort rather than individual accomplishments of team members. All team members follow each other in regular order to bowl a single game. For a 5-player team, Player #1 bowls frames 1 and 6; #2 bowls 2 and 7; #3 bowls 3 and 8; #4 bowls 4 and 9; and #5 bowls the 5th and 10th frames. Scotch Doubles Any combination of two bowlers is allowed. A three-game series is bowled with Bowler A bowling first in each frame and Bowler B bowling at whatever pins are left. If a strike is bowled, the same bowler would continue. Bowler A starts the first and third games, Bowler B starts the second game.
Where the pins are placed is called "the deck". The area where they fall back into is called "the pit".
Brian Holzinger - center - Bowling Green State University
10 Skittles at the End of a Bowling Alley
George McPhee - left wing - Bowling Green State University
Bowling originated in Ancient Egypt. Back then it was called "skittles".