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Former MLB All-Star pitcher John Burkett calls first PBA50 Tour win 'No. 1 accomplishment in my sports history' after taking 2022 PBA50 South Shore Open

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, July 28, 2022 9:00 pm
John Burkett won the 2022 PBA50 South Shore Open on Thursday for his first PBA50 Tour title. Photo by Inside Bowling.
Former Major League Baseball All-Star pitcher John Burkett never won a World Series title in his long career in that sport. But after years of hard work, Burkett on Thursday night finally won a national PBA title by capturing the PBA50 South Shore Open at Olympia Lanes in Hammond, Indiana. “I never won anything in my life,” Burkett said on BowlTV after beating defending champion Eugene McCune 223-190 in the title match. “I played baseball for a long time and never won...