Jacmin Vital

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Jacmin Vital

Vital (Jack) (Mr. Bowler) Jacmin
Sport: Bowling
Year Inducted: 1968

Vital “Jack” Jacmin started to bowl around 1895, at the age of 13.

He bowled 10 pins, which was the only game available until 1925. In 10 pins, Jack held 3 games of 299.

In 5 pins, he started 1 game with a spare and stuck for 435. His highest triple was 971.

In 1964, at the age of 82, the Cornwall Bowlers decided to honour Jack by dedicating a whole week to “Mr. Bowler”. In that particular year, Jack bowled in 5 different leagues, one 10, and four 5 pins, averaging 173 in 10 and as high as 233 in 5.