What was your
welcome to pro bowling moment?
the last tournament in 1979. I won the qualifier, so I also got an exemption
for the next year's first tournament. I was 17, but guys didn't dare give me a
hard time because of Dad [bowling great Dick Weber]. They were awful nice to
After I won the
1991 U.S. Open, I went to lift the trophy over my head. The eagle toppled down
and busted into a million pieces. People came up and grabbed pieces to take
One thing about
pro bowling fans don't think about?
superstitions. Mine is that neither my wife nor I can wear red during a
televised match. Unless it's for a "one" title--my first title I was
wearing red, 11th title was in red, 21st in red.
If I weren't a
pro bowler, I'd be ...
dead! No, I'd say
a pro wrestler, but at 5'7" I'm not big enough. So something in public
Weber, who is ranked fifth overall on the PBA tour, finished 25th at the Motor
The tour goes to Cheektowaga, N.Y., where Weber advanced to the round of 32