Agent Bruce Falcon explains how deal got done for TV show based on Tom Smallwood's life, what it might do for the PBA and bowling, and more
JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, June 26, 2021 7:00 am
Bruce Falcon, a former PBA Tour player and agent to PBA players, including Tom Smallwood. Photo provided by Bruce Falcon..
Tom Smallwood’s story of being laid off from his job as an autoworker at GM, then returning to the PBA Tour, where he had struggled in previous efforts, and winning the 2009 PBA World Championship is well known to the bowling world.
Smallwood's story drew wide attention from mainstream, non-bowling media, including this great story by Sports Illustrated, and it’s no secret that there were efforts for years to turn Smallwood’s story into a movie.