Each string of strikes deserves a name. Listed here are blog posts detailing the proper names for each series of consecutive strikes along with their origins and current uses.
2. DoubleTwo in a row is a double. The reasons for this are mostly self-explanatory.
4. HamboneESPN play-by-play announcer Rob Stone coined this term, causing much controversy among bowling purists. However, the term is gaining support and is even uttered by Pete Weber during the intro to each ESPN bowling telecast.
6. BratburgerThe bratburger is an obvious extension of the brat. The idea is no matter how many foods you acquire, you remain famished.
8. LBPNamed after Little Big Pete (LBP) in honor of surpassing the ham-turkey dinner and entering the realm of as-yet-unnamed streaks.
9. Gordie Howe
Nine strikes is an amazing achievement, and anyone who gets there deserves respect. Gordie Howe, arguably the greatest hockey player of all time, deserves respect. Gordie Howe wore #9. Nine strikes in a row: Gordie Howe.
10. _____ 10
A front 10, a middle 10, and a back 10. These are your possibilities. 10 strikes in a row is a huge achievement.
So close to a perfect game. One strike away. If you can knock down 11 strikes in a row, you are one away from being able to retire at the best moment possible.
A perfect game. Twelve strikes in a row is the best anyone can possibly score in a single game of bowling, and that score is 300.