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Larry OConnor | TK Legacy

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PBAs 50 Greatest Players Trading Card Set Now Available

Special autograph cards signed by top PBA bowlers included in each set

SEATTLE, Wash. (March 31, 2009) Professional Bowlers Association fans can preserve their memories of the greatest players in PBAs first 50 years thanks to a new PBA 50th Anniversary Trading Card set created by TK Legacy.

Each set of trading cards and its greatest players will include two autographed cards, plus eight base cards and a special insert card. PBA stars who have signed cards for random placement in the sets are Walter Ray Williams Jr., who was ranked No. 2 on the all-time top 50 list behind the late Earl Anthony, No. 4 Pete Weber, No. 5 Mark Roth and No. 7 Norm Duke.

In addition, TK Legacy Vice President of Marketing Larry OConnor noted that his company has secured the Don Carter-Walter Ray Williams Jr. and Wayne Webb-Marshall Holman double autograph cards plus extra Marshall Holman and Dave Ferraro autographs for use in this release.

We are happy to be able to put these memorable cards into the hands of collectors, OConnor said. This is the biggest-name bowling trading card set ever produced, and we wanted to load up with quality autographs.

Special insert cards include a tribute to Anthony.

For more information, or to order a set of 50 Greatest collector cards, visit and click on the Shop link. Or visit A set of cards costs $16. A full set of cards in a special PBA 50th Anniversary binder costs $50.99.

About the PBA

The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) features the best bowlers in the world competing in National, Regional and Senior Tour events and will award over $4.3 million in prize money during the 2008-09 Lumber Liquidators PBA National Tour. The organization has more than 4,000 members spanning 13 countries, and nearly one million viewers tune-in to watch the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour every Sunday on ESPN throughout the season. PBA sponsors include Bayer, Brunswick, CLR, Denny's, Etonic, Flomax, GEICO, Go RVing, H&R Block, Lumber Liquidators, Motel 6, Pepsi-Cola and the USBC, among others. For more information on the PBA, log on to This season marks the 50th Anniversary of the PBA Tour.

About TK Legacy

Formed in 1997, TK Legacy specializes in the production of licensed sports and entertainment products. The company produces limited edition trading cards for an array of college teams like Michigan, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Penn State and has recently included the Professional Bowlers Association Tour in its product line.